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 ...
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.
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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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