Thesaurus / infirm
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
WITH ‘ANTIQUITIES,’ CYNTHIA OZICK IS AS VIBRANT ON THE PAGE AS EVERDIANE COLEAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Such sores can develop when an infirm person remains in the same position for too long in a bed or wheelchair.
THE NURSING HOME DIDN’T SEND HER TO THE HOSPITAL, AND SHE DIEDBY SEAN CAMPBELLJANUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
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.
MORE THAN 10,000 PEOPLE IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA HAVE DIED OF COVID-19REBECCA TANDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW TO PLAN A COVID-SAFE THANKSGIVING, WEEK-BY-WEEKKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 30, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
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.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
In addition there were several buildings devoted to the care of the aged, the infirm, and the sick.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Governmental care of the unemployed, the infant and the infirm, sounds like a chapter in socialism.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
When that did not avail, its use was limited to feasts, banquets and sacrifices, and to guests and infirm old age.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
It is probable that his infirm health and his isolated position were his protection.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The Commissioners made no proposal that outdoor relief to the aged or impotent (or infirm) should be abolished, or even curtailed.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
WORDS RELATED TO INFIRM
- in poor health
- not solid
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