infirmity


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Synonyms for infirmity

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

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But the Lord was pleased to crush him in infirmity...
'The patent infirmity of the original Information was plainly and intensely articulated by some of the dissenting Justices in the recent 9-6 decision of the Supreme Court on my Petition.
A few lame appointments of chaplains to the LGBT community as if we suffered from a disease or infirmity is hardly inclusivity!
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.
Deets is a terrific protagonist, who the author says--and the reader cannot disagree--displays "dogged determination, eyes-wide-open loyalty and protector of those he loved and believed in--even as age, infirmity and overpowering danger threatens it." The series has been ongoing for 25 years; this is the 11th entry, and the author also says it may be "the last book in the series." Deets is still adjusting to his recent surgery and its after-effects, despite the fact that "other than a couple of bullets over seven decades, he was a healthy human specimen."
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).
As the article said, the concerts were important for those who would not see many people in the course of the week or get out much because of age or infirmity. I suppose it has been a kind of social service!
DESPITE navigating my infirmity this week we successfully tackled the day that strikes fear into the heart of parents the UK over.
Didn't Jesus put his hand on the bent woman and say; "Woman, you are free from your infirmity?"
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.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: Pope Benedict XVI announced he was leaving office on grounds of age and infirmity.
It is understandable that age and infirmity do affect a person's ability to keep up with property maintenance.
Unexpectedly atmospheric for a teen-angst drama cooped up in a basement, Bernardo Bertolucci's "Me and You" feels like an attempt to show that age, infirmity and three decades away from his native Italian cinema have done nothing to blunt his touch for capturing adolescent sensual yearning.
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.
A correlation between infirmity and occupation can also be identified in some cases*.