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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for infirm

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Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

to make infirm; to weaken, to shake, to enfeeble. INF1'RMARy, in-fer'ma-re, n. s. lodgings for the ...

Google previewWorkhouse Encyclopedia (2012)

by Peter Higginbotham

the Infirm diet (infirm but otherwise healthy adults), and the Children's diet (for those aged ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1840)

by John Oswald

infirm, not strong, (weak); confirm', to strengthen together, (0 establish or settle, to put past doubt by new evidence) łaffirm', v. affir"mer, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

Aristolochia with a roundish root ; infirm trailing ítalks, two feet long ; heart- shaped roundish leaves, fitting close ; and blackish-purple folitary flowers. * AristoLocHIA Longa. Long-rooted Trailing Birthwort.] Aristolochia with a long carrot-shaped ...

Google previewSpelling Dictionary of the English Language (1831)

by [John] Entick

an infinite number, immensity Infirm', a. weak, feeble, crazy, ...

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk language, (1874)

in two parts. I.- Efïk and English. II.- English and Efïk

Infirm', a. Mem-mem ; nyenyekhe ; mfiimfum ; mfefere. Infirm' ...

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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Infirm Meaning

Video shows what infirm means. Weak or ill, not in good health.. Irresolute; weak of mind or will.. Fail; unstable; insecure.. Infirm Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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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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