Ancient and Moribund


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Ancient adjective – Dating or surviving from the distant past.
Moribund and ancient are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Moribund" instead an adjective "Ancient".
Nearby Word: anciently
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Moribund adjective – Having passed its time of use or usefulness.
Usage example: youngsters snickering at the moribund slang their parents were using

Ancient and moribund are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Ancient" instead an adjective "Moribund".
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language ancient language moribund language
city ancient city moribund city

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  • Once, a moribund Hiroshi ran into a cute girl while in the fields of the afterlife, and fought valiantly to bring her back with him... only to have her turn out to be an ancient old woman in a hospital who was suddenly quite smitten with him.
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Moribund and Ancient. (2016). Retrieved 2020, June 03, from
Ancient & Moribund. N.p., 2016. Web. 03 Jun. 2020. <>.
Moribund or Ancient. 2016. Accessed June 03, 2020.

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