Synonyms for infirmity
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : in-fur-mi-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈfɜr mɪ ti|
Top 10 synonyms for infirmity
Définition of infirmityOrigin :
- late 14c., "disease, sickness; lack of capability, weakness," from Latin infirmitatem (nominative infirmitas) "want of strength, weakness, feebleness," noun of quality from infirmus (see infirm). Cf. Middle French infirmité, Old French enfermete.
- noun weakness, sickness
- Your parents are now declining fast under the weight of years and infirmity.
- Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
- I have dropped off every physical burden and infirmity I had, and I am in the pink of condition.
- Extract from : « The Old Game » by Samuel G. Blythe
- Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will.
- Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- The Princess was not sure of “infirmity,” but it sounded well.
- Extract from : « The Very Small Person » by Annie Hamilton Donnell
- To tell her of all this, though he must needs do it for her safety, was like reproaching her with her infirmity.
- Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
- His step, once quick and sure, despite his infirmity, was now less certain.
- Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
- Yet that is the infirmity of the seneschals, who do not know their sovereign when he appears.
- Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- He viewed with a comfortable tolerance this infirmity of theirs.
- Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
- Excuse my infirmity, but there are some feelings that one never can throw off.
- Extract from : « The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals » by Ann S. Stephens
- Just pretend not to notice, as he would pretend not to notice any infirmity or vanity of yours.
- Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
Antonyms for infirmity
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