Moribund sentence example

moribund
  • This was the high tide of its prosperity; in New York in 1833 the organization was moribund, and its.
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  • Politically moribund, it succumbed to the attacks of its virile southern neighbours, who, having emerged from foreign tutelage, developed according to the natural laws of their own genius and environment.
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  • It is the wailing cry of a moribund nation.
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  • The complete suppression of these small moribund states and the creation of the autocratic tsardom of Muscovy were the work of Ivan III., surnamed the Great, his son Basil and his grandson Ivan IV., commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, whose united reigns cover a period of 122 years (1462-1584).
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  • He took precautions, however, against any of the dead or moribund principalities being resuscitated, and punished with merciless severity any attempt to resist or undermine his authority.
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  • Though the Turks have profoundly affected the whole of eastern Europe, the result of their conquests has been not so much to plant Asiatic culture in Europe as to arrest development entirely, the countries under their rule remaining in much the same condition as under the moribund Byzantine empire.
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  • Poland and Muscovy as the nearest neighbours of this moribund state, which had so long excluded them from the sea, were vitally concerned in its fate.
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  • While he'd failed to save Annie from her moribund actions, he now labored to retain the phantom vision of her final memory.
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  • The market's free fall is also emblematic of the moribund economy.
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  • Some trades councils that were virtually moribund have been revived by their new-found role of taking the lead in combating fascism in their area.
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  • On the ground, Labor is virtually moribund in many parts of the country.
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  • Two White Storks, almost moribund were on the roadside.
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  • She remarked that she had been heavily involved with the now moribund River Derwent Trust.
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  • On the estuary side from the rather moribund Weston Point Docks was the now derelict Weston Mersey side lock down to the Mersey.
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  • Not just under threat, it is largely moribund.
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  • Under Ottoman rule, Egypt became a somewhat neglected corner of a large and increasingly moribund empire.
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  • The Monmouth Rowing Club also became moribund about that time.
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  • One, Portland, Dorset, found moribund 10 February 2002 (photographed ).
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  • As the abolitionist agenda advances, an NWC is becoming ever more conceivable - unlike GCD, which has remained moribund since 1964.
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  • The affordable hot hatch market was, for a short period, looking rather moribund.
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  • The healthcare system spends an inordinate amount of money keeping moribund oldsters alive for a lot longer than nature intended.
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  • The power of graphic description of phenomena in the Hippocratic writings is illustrated by the retention of the term " facies Hippocratica," applied to the appearance of a moribund person, pictured in the Prognostics.
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  • If the bamboo begins to turn round in the hands of the relative who is deputed to hold it, it is regarded as a sign that the soul of the moribund has returned (see Automatism).
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  • In 1854-1855, when it became evident that the Whig party in the North was moribund, Seward helped to lead its scattered remnants into the Republican fold.
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  • The `EAXnvucwv OEpairEvruo lraen,uhTwv (De Curandis Graecorum Affectionibus) - written before 438 - is of an historical and apologetic character, very largely indebted to Clement of Alexandria and Eusebius; it aims at showing the advantages of Christianity as compared with " the moribund but still militant " Hellenism of the day, and deals with the assaults of pagan adversaries.
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  • Permanent greatness and secular security were within her reach at the commencement of the Vasa period; how was it, then, that at the end of that period, only fifty years later, Poland had already sunk irredeemably into much the same position as Turkey occupies now, the position of a moribund state, existing on sufferance simply because none was yet quite prepared to administer the coup de grace?
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  • Poland had, in fact, emerged from the cataclysm of1648-1667a moribund state, though her not unskilful diplomacy had enabled her for a time to save appearances.
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  • Domestic slavery lingers but is moribund.
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  • The Eastern Question thus developed, in the latter years of the 19th century, from that of the problems raised by the impending break-up of a moribund empire, into the even more complex question of how to deal with an empire which showed vigorous evidence of life, but of a type of life which, though on all sides in close touch with modern European civilization, was incapable of being brought into harmony with it.
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  • Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith.
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  • The election of Merlin of Douay and Francois of Neufchatel as Directors, in place of Carnot and Barthelemy, gave to that body a compactness which enabled it to carry matters with a high hand, until the hatred felt by Frenchmen for this soulless revival of a moribund Jacobinism gradually endowed the Chambers with life and strength sufficient to provoke a renewal of strife with the Directory.
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  • Austria, once the champion of Europe against the Turk, saw in the Russian advance on the Danube a greater peril than any to be feared from the moribund Ottoman power, and made the maintenance of the integrity of Turkey a prime object of her policy.
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  • Sweden's peculiar geographical position made her virtually invulnerable for six months out of the twelve, her Pomeranian possessions afforded her an easy ingress into the very heart of the moribund empire, while her Finnish frontier was not many leagues from the Russian capital.
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