What does the word infirm mean?

    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.

Usage examples for 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 by Hermann Sudermann
  2. He appeared to be about sixty years of age, eminently respectable and slightly infirm. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. She gathered up her infirm limbs and headed for home at a canter. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch