Infirmness
Infirmness In*firm"ness, n. Infirmity; feebleness. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • infirmness — n. sickness, illness; physical weakness, frailty; lack of moral strength; lack of stability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infirmness — in·firm·ness …   English syllables

  • infirmness — noun : the quality or state of being infirm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unfirmness — Un*firm ness, n. Infirmness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weakness — Weak ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being weak; want of strength or firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral strength; feebleness. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a fault; a defect.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infirm — infirmly, adv. infirmness, n. /in ferrm /, adj. 1. feeble or weak in body or health, esp. because of age; ailing. 2. unsteadfast, faltering, or irresolute, as persons or the mind; vacillating: infirm of purpose. 3. not firm, solid, or strong: an… …   Universalium

  • decrepitude — n. feebleness, frailness, infirmness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • languor — n 1. weakness, faintness, feebleness, frailty, enfeeblement; debility, Pathol. asthenia, Pathol. adynemia, Pathol. atony; decrepitude, infirmness, infirmity, sickliness, invalidism; strain, eyestrain, fatigue, tiredness, enervation, exhaustion;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • infirm — /ɪnˈfɜm / (say in ferm) adjective 1. feeble in body or health. 2. not steadfast, unfaltering, or resolute, as persons, the mind, etc.: infirm of purpose. 3. not firm, solid, or strong: an infirm support. 4. unsound or invalid, as an argument, a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • feebleness — [n] lack of strength; ineffectiveness debility, decrepitude, delicacy, disease, effeteness, enervation, etiolation, exhaustion, flimsiness, frailness, frailty, inability, inadequacy, incapacity, incompetence, ineffectualness, infirmity,… …   New thesaurus

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