Infirm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈfɜːrm|  American pronunciation of the word infirm
Brit.  |ɪnˈfəːm|  British pronunciation of the word infirm
- lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality (syn: decrepit, feeble, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly)
- lacking firmness of will or character or purpose
infirm of purpose; give me the daggers

Examples

The clinic provides free care for elderly and infirm people who lack health insurance.

...the elderly and infirm have to be especially careful during the winter months...

Their father was infirm and old.

He was infirm of purpose.

The structure was damaged and therefore infirm.

Clearly the argument is infirm.

Her grandmother is elderly and infirm.

The old and the infirm are the most susceptible to this disease.

infirm of purpose; give me the daggers

...all the young men went to fight in the war; and only the aged and infirm remained behind...

His health was infirm and his life precarious.

The hotel is on a hill, which is not ideal for the infirm.

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