Definition Of infirmity

noun

physical or mental weakness.

old age and infirmity come to men and women alike

Example Of infirmity

  • As things stood at the beginning of 1990, Mrs Adam's life was reasonably settled and happy, taking into account her age and physical infirmity .

  • At the same time, widespread beliefs about the mental and physical infirmities associated with advancing age created stereotypes that were reflected in business practices.

  • Clients are people who are unable to use regular public transport because of physical and sometimes mental disability or infirmity .

  • Health expenses means expenditure on the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of illness, injury, infirmity or disability.

  • His attitude was doubtless due to his physical infirmity , which prevented him from being either an observer or an experimenter.


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