Examples of infirmity in a Sentence
In recent years she has had to reduce her schedule because of age and infirmity.
the infirmities of old age
Recent Examples of infirmity from the Web
Horton still worked out for hours at the gym, believing that exercise would combat his infirmities, but neurological irregularities were sabotaging his body, including his blood pressure.
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First Known Use of infirmity
INFIRMITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infirmity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being weak or ill especially because of old age
: a disease or illness that usually lasts for a long time
INFIRMITY Defined for Kids
Definition of infirmity for Students
: the condition of being weak or frail (as from age or illness)
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