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Page asked each candidate whether they had discussed the issue of age and infirmity with the presidential standard-bearers.

Alma Hitchcock, the times I saw her, was a frail, birdlike woman who looked angry about her infirmity.

The state law bars giving gun permits to people with a “physical infirmity that inhibits safe handling.”

Whether infirmity or utter lack of enthusiasm is the reason remains unclear.

Medical infirmity, a standard clause in most contracts like this, might have provided him a consequence-free out.

There remain still the uncounted thousands who by accident or illness, age or infirmity, are unable to maintain themselves.

If he declines, or shews the least infirmity of purpose, he will be drugged and taken home that way.

Robin the gardener brought up the rear, his body all shaking with his infirmity, and showing the divine stigmata on his hands.

Peter was not lame; but his father, by reason of that infirmity had received the nick-name which his son preserved.

Woman's prescriptive infirmity had stalked into the sunlight, which had clothed it in the freshness of an originality.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infirmity, such as: affliction, ailment, deficiency, frailty, ill health, and imperfection.

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