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Conservatorships are supposed to be reserved for seriously infirm or elderly people with dementia.

Petrie prides himself on being the youngest and least infirm among them, but they all share the predicament of having little purpose left in life and no place else to go.

Such sores can develop when an infirm person remains in the same position for too long in a bed or wheelchair.

Coronavirus cases and deaths in Virginia, Maryland and the DistrictThe early assumption that the virus would devastate only the elderly and the infirm has unraveled over eight months.

We have great-grandmothers in their nineties, we have parents and in-laws who are in their seventies and medically a little more infirm—it just didn’t make sense to bring lots of people together in the sort of way that we would usually do.

The next evening, Romero was saying mass in the chapel at the hospice where he lived in a tiny room near the infirm and the dying.

Was the infirm old soldier, perhaps, taking Obama to task for the scandals in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs?

Are we unfairly neglecting the up-and-coming in favor of the old and infirm?

This created a good incentive for the other justices to lobby the infirm one to step down.

I get sick when I hear of the charities obliterated and the old and infirm investors who are left with nothing.

I do not intend to vex or grieve you by any conduct of mine; nor do I mean to leave you, now you are both infirm and old.

In addition there were several buildings devoted to the care of the aged, the infirm, and the sick.

Governmental care of the unemployed, the infant and the infirm, sounds like a chapter in socialism.

When that did not avail, its use was limited to feasts, banquets and sacrifices, and to guests and infirm old age.

It is probable that his infirm health and his isolated position were his protection.

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On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infirm, such as: ailing, anemic, decrepit, feeble, frail, and ill.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.