Synonyms for INFIRM

Usage Examples for INFIRM

  1. He was too infirm to earn his own living, and as he was very kindly treated, they supposed he would have no wish for freedom. - "Isaac T. Hopper" by L. Maria Child
  2. The man was elderly, and a trifle infirm, which was partly why it had been decided that he was most likely to find a use for the provincial pay, but he turned upon the threshold and faced the crowd resolutely. - "A Damaged Reputation" by Harold Bindloss
  3. A lady never takes a gentleman's arm unless she is blind, infirm, or crippled, or in a turbulent crowd. - "The Etiquette of To-day" by Edith B. Ordway
  4. There are plenty of small Rooms for the Boys; but, if your Father, being infirm, needes a Ground- floor Chamber, you and I will mount aloft." - "Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary" by Anne Manning
  5. In Ephesus, in extreme old age, too infirm to walk, St. John was carried as a little child to the church where he had so long preached. - "A Life of St. John for the Young" by George Ludington Weed