Thesaurus / infirmity
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Page asked each candidate whether they had discussed the issue of age and infirmity with the presidential standard-bearers.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: HIGHLIGHTS AND FACT-CHECKSCOLBY ITKOWITZ, ANNE GEARAN, MATT VISER, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNEROCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There remain still the uncounted thousands who by accident or illness, age or infirmity, are unable to maintain themselves.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
If he declines, or shews the least infirmity of purpose, he will be drugged and taken home that way.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Robin the gardener brought up the rear, his body all shaking with his infirmity, and showing the divine stigmata on his hands.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
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.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWDTHOMAS HARDY
There was probably considerable ground for all the allegations, except, perhaps, that of infirmity in purpose.
She could mount and descend the stairs as lightly as a bird, in spite of her infirmity.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
There ensued also at this early stage a great infirmity of purpose, from which I still suffer to this day.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
From our daily lot falls off every weed of care,from our heart-friends every speck and stain of earthly infirmity.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
WORDS RELATED TO INFIRMITY
- advancing years
- autumn of life
- declining years
- evening of life
- golden age
- golden years
- latter part of animate life
- retirement age
- second childhood
- winter of life
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