Begin and the end

moribund
(adj)
MORE-i-bǝnd
Meaning

dying

1st Sample Sentence

In our time, Sanskrit is moribund, with fewer and fewer young people choosing to study it, and standards of scholarship in steep decline.

Root

mori (to die) (Latin)

Antonyms

incipient, nascent

Mnemonics

MORI (mine)+BAND (end). mori saanse band hone lagi hain. I an about to die!!!!! this helps if you know hyderabad. moribund sounds like TANKBUND, where a number of accidents and suicides take place. so it should remind you of death. bund in hindi means "end " or "finish". So thats the end meaning its dying. So "moribund" means "dying Moribund is kinda similar to morbid, which refers to things related to death sounds close to BOLTI BUND

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