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