noun, plural in·fir·mi·ties for 1, 3.
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OTHER WORDS FROM infirmitysu·per·in·fir·mi·ty, noun, plural su·per·in·fir·mi·ties.
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Page asked each candidate whether they had discussed the issue of age and infirmity with the presidential standard-bearers.Vice presidential debate: Highlights and fact-checks|Colby Itkowitz, Anne Gearan, Matt Viser, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
Alma Hitchcock, the times I saw her, was a frail, birdlike woman who looked angry about her infirmity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The state law bars giving gun permits to people with a “physical infirmity that inhibits safe handling.”Iowa Debates Concealed-Carry Permits for the Blind|Miranda Green|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whether infirmity or utter lack of enthusiasm is the reason remains unclear.
Medical infirmity, a standard clause in most contracts like this, might have provided him a consequence-free out.
There remain still the uncounted thousands who by accident or illness, age or infirmity, are unable to maintain themselves.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
If he declines, or shews the least infirmity of purpose, he will be drugged and taken home that way.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Robin the gardener brought up the rear, his body all shaking with his infirmity, and showing the divine stigmata on his hands.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
Peter was not lame; but his father, by reason of that infirmity had received the nick-name which his son preserved.
Woman's prescriptive infirmity had stalked into the sunlight, which had clothed it in the freshness of an originality.Far from the Madding Crowd|Thomas Hardy