Day-13 (Moribund)

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Word:
Moribund

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
No longer active or effective, very sick, close to failure or death

Sentences:
1) That actor is trying to revive his moribund career.
2) The peace talks are moribund.

Origin:
From Latin moribundus or mori which means 'to die'.

First use:
1721

Synonyms:
dying, at death's door, perishing, succumbing, fading, expiring, stagnant, decadent, inert, dormant

Antonyms:
active, thriving, animated, lively, spirited, nascent, frisky, flourishing, booming, dynamic, sprightly

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