Examples of infirm in a Sentence
The clinic provides free care for elderly and infirm people who lack health insurance.
the elderly and infirm have to be especially careful during the winter months
Recent Examples of infirm from the Web
The analysis suggests that large numbers of veterans suffered potential neglect or medication mismanagement and provide a fuller picture of the state of care in the 133 VA nursing homes that serve 46,000 sick and infirm military veterans each year.
Not just any birdhouse, a birdhouse for old, infirm birdies, with a special area for art therapy and birdie bingo.
Thus the skeletal rider deals untimely deaths to the rich and powerful—but why then skip over the poor and infirm?
The analysis suggests that large numbers of veterans suffered potential neglect or medication mismanagement and provides a fuller picture of the state of care in the 133 VA nursing homes that serve 46,000 sick and infirm military veterans each year.
The group also has used a grant from Parker Hannifin Corporation and a Krupp Foundation grant (through the Department of Veterans Affairs) to create a 19-minute virtual-reality flight, viewed through a headset, for vets too infirm to fly.
The big question had been how Lue would fit all the pieces together once Love returned, reportedly this Friday, and the other infirm players healed.
Critics feared it could be used to hasten the departures of the elderly, infirm and inconvenient.
Recently, much whimpering has come from the thousands of infirm people waiting in England’s overcrowded, understaffed hospitals.
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debilitated, delicate, down-and-out, effete, enervated, enfeebled, faint, feeble, frail, languid, low, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, unsubstantial, wasted, weak, weakened, wimpish, wimpy;
Synonym Discussion of infirm
- felt weak after the surgery
- a feeble attempt to walk
- a frail teenager unable to enjoy sports
- a reclusive poet too fragile for the rigors of this world
- infirm residents requiring constant care
- the dowager's decrepit retainers
INFIRM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infirm for English Language Learners
: having a condition of weakness or illness that usually lasts for a long time and is caused especially by old age
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