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in·fir·mi·ty

(in-fĭr'mi-tē),
A weakness; an abnormal, more or less disabling, condition of mind or body.
[see infirm]

infirmity

(ĭn-fûr′mĭ-tē)
n. pl. infirmi·ties
a. The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty: the infirmity brought on by the disease.
b. A bodily ailment or weakness: complained about his infirmities.

in·firm·i·ty

(in-fĭr'mi-tē)
A weakness; an abnormal, more or less disabling, condition of mind or body.
See also: infirm

in·firm·i·ty

(in-fĭr'mi-tē)
A weakness; an abnormal condition of mind or body.
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It is our philosophy and conviction that individuals with infirmities have the abilities to create and offer, provided that the state and society more generally gives them the supplies and opportunities they deserve so that they can realise and then further develop these abilities.
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