Definition of Infirm. Meaning of Infirm. Synonyms of Infirm

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Definition of Infirm

Infirm
Infirm In*firm", v. t. [L. infirmare : cf. F. infirmer.] To weaken; to enfeeble. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
Infirm
Infirm In*firm" ([i^]n*f[~e]rm"), a. [L. infirmus: cf. F. infirme. See In- not, and Firm, a.] 1. Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution. A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man. --Shak. 2. Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating. ``An infirm judgment.' --Burke. Infirm of purpose! --Shak. 3. Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious. He who fixes on false principles treads or infirm ground. --South. Syn: Debilitated; sickly; feeble; decrepit; weak; enfeebled; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.

Meaning of Infirm from wikipedia

- A disease is a particular abnormal condition that negatively affects the structure or function of part or all of an organism, and that is not due to any...
- labour, followed by the deportation of women, children, the elderly, and the infirm on death marches leading to the Syrian Desert. Driven forward by military...
- Denmark defeated Norway, and the Norwegian throne fell to King Fortinbras's infirm brother, Denmark fears that an invasion led by the dead Norwegian king's...
- military complex and home to this day for officers and soldiers rendered infirm either by injury or old age. While pharmacology was still quite rudimentary...
- implemented national framework to provide a basic level of care to the old and infirm. Pictured, is "The workroom at St James's workhouse" from The Microcosm...
- Strallen, whom Robert discourages from marrying Edith due to his age and infirm condition. At Edith's insistence, Robert gives in and welcomes Sir Anthony...
- Economy because of some physical necessity (e.g. those who are pregnant or infirm, the very young and the elderly, or those who have no control over their...
- self-regeneration of businesses in Birmingham, leaving it top-heavy with the old and infirm", and the city became increasingly dependent on the motor industry. The...
- Although they can kill healthy adults, tigers often select the calves or infirm of very large species. Healthy adult prey of this type can be dangerous...
- Studies 57:1/2 (1967): 9–19. "Pius, one of longest-serving emperors, became infirm in his last years, so Marcus Aurelius gradually ****umed the imperial duties...
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