infirmity


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the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

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Lasorda's infirmity places Russell in a bit of a quandary.
The infirmity column details wide-ranging descriptions of peoples' health conditions as perceived and hand-written by the head of the household on the night of Sunday 2nd April 1911.
I very much doubt that there is anything anyone could do to make golf more exciting, as part of its appeal is that it is not a frenetic sport, but a leisurely activity to which age and infirmity are no barriers.
All that being said, I didn't go yesterday due to a family infirmity - but I had resolved to miss the game anyway, so appalled was I after the capitulations against Leicester City and Crystal Palace (that's right, Leicester and Palace, not Barcelona or Bayern).
Indeed, Coroners' records, Eyre court rolls, and Crown writs in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century England indicate that infirmity was used for its emotional resonances to both explain and respond to suicide--opening up room to contextualise this traumatic act in terms other than condemnation.
Even if the fight is brought all the way to the Supreme Court, he said it will be victorious until the end because its proponents worked to ensure that it would have no constitutional infirmity.
Enara Group, which provides care to people who require support due to illness, disability or infirmity in their own homes, was bought by Bristol-based group MITIE.
Additionally, the Court stated that once it is satisfied that legislation does not infringe upon constitutional rights, any perceived infirmity with the cap is to be addressed by the legislature.
GROW OLD GRACEFULLY I hate it, I hate it, I hate what has become of me, This old age, this infirmity This non-entity; BUT what am I able to do about it Nothing - just grow old gracefully; As my mother used to say to me; I want to scream, I want to shout Someone please come and take me out; I want to walk the hills, to swim in the sea; BUT no - I must grow old gracefully I cannot even bend my knees to touch the floor; or reach up to open the door Because my limbs they wont work any more; I hate it, I hate this deep senility; I was young once; I was free to roam the hills and swim in the sea; but NOW I must grow old gracefully.
A correlation between infirmity and occupation can also be identified in some cases*.
The section relating to illness and infirmity has remained closed under data protection rules, until now.
Moeller eventually contracted mesothelioma and, together with his wife, filed suit against Garlock, claiming exposure to its gaskets was the substantial factor for his infirmity.
In our culture, old age is associated with illness, infirmity, wrinkles and a gradually-increasing waistline.
He lost a lot of weight and suffers weakness and severe infirmity," MENA quoted the head of the hospital where Mubarak is being treated as saying.
Age and infirmity affects most of us eventually, Mr Hemming.