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infirmity

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1 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
  • an 18th-century quack who specialized in those mysterious infirmities that are known only to the idle rich

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“Infirmity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/infirmity. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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