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Definition of the adjective infirm

What does infirm mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more infirm / infirmer | most infirm / infirmest

  1. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
  2. lacking firmness of will or character or purpose
    • example: infirm of purpose; give me the daggers
    • similar: irresolute

Alternative definition of the adjective infirm


  1. Weak or ill, not in good health.
  2. insecure; irresolute
  3. frail; unstable

Definition of the verb infirm

What does infirm mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: infirmed | infirming | infirms

  1. To contradict, to provide proof that something is not.

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Google previewSpelling Dictionary of the English Language (1831)

by [John] Entick

an infinite number, immensity Infirm ...

Google previewA 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, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (2007)

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.

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk Language, in Two Parts (1862)

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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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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