infirm

Part of speech: noun

Infirmness.

Part of speech: adjective

Feeble, as from age.

Part of speech: adjective

Lacking soundness, stability, or firmness.

Part of speech: adverb

Infirmly.

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Usage examples "infirm":

  1. The old gardener's office had become a sinecure, as he was too infirm now to do anything more than sprinkle the lawn with the hose. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
  2. He appeared to be about sixty years of age, eminently respectable and slightly infirm. - "Left End Edwards", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  3. She gathered up her infirm limbs and headed for home at a canter. - "The Mayor of Troy", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.