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The goal is to revive the moribund materials industry by incorporating digital simulations, robotics, data science, artificial intelligence, and even quantum computing into the discovery process.

Edwards, with the raw tools and confidence required of today’s NBA, could be the key to elevating the franchise’s profile beyond its moribund status quo.

You could say that when the world got moribund, “No Activity” got animated.

Owing perhaps to its subordinate status, Africa’s second highest peak has not been as romanticized in Western culture as its Tanzanian counterpart—at least if Toto lyrics and Hemingway fantasies of moribund masculinity are anything to go by.

It wasn’t too long ago that Bed Bath & Beyond was presumed by many investors to be moribund.

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Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.

Leaving the moribund Eddie, Frank crosses paths with a black deliveryman, and they talk about hurricane survivors.

What these examples show is that even moribund brands can be revived.

When Murdoch bought the paper in 1969 it was a moribund broadsheet losing a ton of money, with a circulation of 800,000.

Now French investigators, with the help of the FBI, want to know if it is more than a moribund coincidence.

The taint was too inveterate to be eradicated; the evil was immedicable; Rome was already effete and moribund.

For a time Parliament was enormously taken up with moribund issues and old quarrels.

Possibly the first-hand memoir of a miracle would have satisfied us, or the harrowing confessions and last wishes of the moribund.

I have attended many death-beds in response to the invitations of the moribund,but I shall not be present at yours!

In reality, however, many of these popular workers were already moribund and the novel was being honeycombed by French influence.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moribund, such as: at death's door, at the end of the rope, declining, done for, doomed, and null.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.