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infirm

 [in-ferm´]
weak; feeble, as from disease or old age.

in·firm

(in-fĭrm'),
Weak or feeble because of old age or disease.
[L. in-firmus, fr. in- neg. + firmus, strong]

infirm

/in·firm/ (in-firm´) weak; feeble, as from disease or old age.

infirm

(ĭn-fûrm′)
adj.
Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.

in·firm′ly adv.

in·firm

(in-fĭrm')
Weak or feeble because of old age or disease.

in·firm

(in-fĭrm')
Weak or feeble because of old age or disease.

infirm

weak; feeble, as from disease or old age.
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