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infirm

in·firm

infirm

 
pronunciation:
ihn fuhrm
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: weak or ill, as from old age.
synonyms:
feeble, ill, weak
antonyms:
able-bodied, hale, healthy
similar words:
ailing, decrepit, doddering, failing, frail, helpless, poorly, sick, sickly, unhealthy, unsound
definition 2: lacking firmness of mind or intentions; wavering.
synonyms:
faltering, wavering
antonyms:
firm
similar words:
inconstant, indecisive, irresolute, undecided, unstable
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derivations: infirmly (adv.), infirmness (n.)
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