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 all or part of an organism, and that is not due to any...
- Jesus healing an infirm woman is one of the miracles of Jesus in the Gospels (Luke 13:10-17). According to the Gospel, Jesus was teaching in one of the...
- labor, followed by the deportation of women, children, the elderly and infirm on death marches leading to the Syrian desert. Driven forward by military...
- Earl of Lancaster and of Leicester founded a hospital for the poor and infirm in the area to the south of the castle now known as The Newarke (the "new...
- the Civil War; Thurman was generally well liked, but was growing old and infirm, and his views on the silver question were uncertain. Cleveland, too, had...
- supporting Dhrtarashtra and following ****i when Dhrtarashtra became old and infirm and retired to the forest. A miniature painting from a 16th-century m****cript...
- 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...
- 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...
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