Definition of the adjective infirm
What does infirm mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more infirm / infirmer | most infirm / infirmest
- lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
- lacking firmness of will or character or purpose
- example: infirm of purpose; give me the daggers
- similar: irresolute
Alternative definition of the adjective infirm
- Weak or ill, not in good health.
- insecure; irresolute
- frail; unstable
Definition of the verb infirm
What does infirm mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: infirmed | infirming | infirms
- To contradict, to provide proof that something is not.
- antonym: confirm
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by [John] Entick
an infinite number, immensity Infirm ...
A new spelling, pronouncing, and explanatory dictionary of the English language ... With an appendix, containing an account of the heathen gods and goddesses, ancient heroes, etc (1810)
by William SCOTT (Teacher of Elocution.)
insfin:#ty5, immensely, an endless Infirm'ary, ...
by John Oswald
infirm, not strong, (weak); confirm', to. strengthen together, (to establish or settle, to put past doubt by new evidence.) *Afinity, literally, a limiting to.
I. Efïk and English, II. English and Efïk by Hugh Goldie
Infirm', a. Mem-mem; nyenyekhe; mfumfum ; mfefere. Infirm', To be , v. intr.
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Poor old leaning thing.
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- Hollenbeck Home for the Aged and Infirm
Title: Hollenbeck Home for the Aged and Infirm
Repository: California Historical Society
Digital object ID: CHS2013.1301
Collection: Views of Los Angeles, California
Photographer: Putnam and Valentine
Format: Photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm.
General notes: Putnam & Valentine was a partnership of J.R. Putnam and W.S. Valentine, stereo photographers active in Los Angeles, circa 1898-1912.
Preferred citation: Hollenbeck Home for the Aged and Infirm, Views of Los Angeles, California, courtesy, California Historical Society, CHS2013.1301.
- Old & infirm
Out on the street with you!
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- "downey car service for the aged and infirm"
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Quotes about infirm
The sword is very handsome. I am too old and infirm, as you see, to ever use a sword again, but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me. (George Rogers Clark)
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Scrabble value of I1N1F4I1R1M3
The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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