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moribund是什么意思

moribund

英 ['mɒrɪbʌnd] 美 ['mɔrɪbʌnd]
  • adj. 垂死的;停滞不前的
  • n. 垂死的人

moribund

助记提示


moribund(末日伴的) 垂死的

中文词源


moribund 垂死的,行将灭亡的

来自拉丁语mori,去死,将死,词源同mortal,murder.-bund,工具格后缀,将成为,词源同be.

英文词源


moribund (adj.)
1721, "about to die," from Middle French moribund (16c.), from Latin moribundus "dying, at the point of death," from mori "to die" (see mortal (adj.)). Figurative sense of "near an end" is from 1837. Related: Moribundity.

双语例句


1. The moribund Post Office Advisory Board was replaced.
这个不起作用的邮局顾问委员会已被替换.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. Imperialism is monopolistic, parasitic and moribund capitalism.
帝国主义是垄断的 、 寄生的、垂死的资本主义.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. The British music scene is nostalgic, decrepit and moribund.
英国音乐呈现出感伤怀旧、暮气沉沉、行将就木的景象。

来自辞典例句

4. In the moribund patient deepening coma are the usual preludes to death.
病人弥留之际,加深的昏睡通常是死的前兆.

来自辞典例句

5. The US dollar, a once proud and honest currency, is moribund, like the nation it represents.
美元一度曾是不可一世的信用笃实的货币, 可眼下就象它代表的国家一样,也濒临死亡.

来自辞典例句