a : the quality or state of being infirm
b : the condition of being feeble : frailty
: a personal failing : foible <one of the besetting infirmities of living creatures is egotism — A. J. Toynbee>
Examples of INFIRMITY
- In recent years she has had to reduce her schedule because of age and infirmity.
- the infirmities of old age
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Related to INFIRMITY
- affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, disease, malady, sickness, trouble
- health, wellness
in·fir·mi·ty noun \in-ˈfər-mət-ē\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the quality or state of being infirm; especially : an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state
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