moribund


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declining

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not growing or changing

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being on the point of death

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Excellent alliteration, but pretty harsh - bearing in mind moribund can mean "at the point of death" as well as "lacking vitality".
Rice said school district involvement in a cohesive strategy -- akin to the comprehensive Marshall Plan in which moribund economies of post-World War II Europe were rebuilt -- is key to helping solve a problem that costs taxpayers and victims more than $2 billion a year.
Another analyst joined the growing chorus of optimism for airline stocks Thursday, as UBS Investment Research initiated coverage on the once moribund industry.
Founded in 1996 as an "official network" of the consultative council, the network was moribund for several years due to lack of funding, however, Ms.
There are signs the downtown is springing back to life with new retail, upscale apartments and a strong arts and entertainment culture after a moribund period in the late 1990s.
By the early 1950s, this institution had become bureaucratic and moribund, and some young architects introduced as fresh blood were entrusted with the preparation of the 10th congress, hence Team Ten.
moribund sex life [on Will & Grace] continues to irritate gay people.
Since the 1980s, the artist's shows have been marked by some surprisingly sudden shifts in direction, but she has remained committed to challenging the dismissal of painting as moribund.
His first official act in office was to order a jet transport to ferry large numbers of American troops wherever needed; virtually his second action was to overhaul an obscure US Army unit, its nearly moribund Special Forces.
Apart from the public ceremony at which the panel's report was submitted to Secretary Snow, tax reform has gone moribund.
One need only look across the pond at the way the Australian Rupert Murdoch has revolutionized both professional soccer and rugby to realize that some problems can never be solved by the locals; moribund industries sometimes need a kick in the pants from a foreign foot.
The West Side stadium is moribund, though real estate development in its place will be active even if it's not controversial.
As for 'transforming,' it seems Beijing is only moving from a moribund communism to an energetic fascism.
Ginger Thompson, who covers Cuba for The Times as Mexico City bureau chief, reports that Cubans are growing increasingly restless with Castro's authoritarian rule and a moribund economy.
Rowland means for Boundaries to be a call to arms for a moribund women's movement whose complacent and decorous tones "has taken on the feel of a wealthy women's charity" The irony is that Rowland, who herself is black, traffics in the all-the-women-are white assumptions that have alienated women of color.