Synonyms for lameness

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I do not know how it is, but even her lameness is becoming to her.

If the lameness arise from contraction, rather than from weakness, the best means will be frequent rubbing of the part affected.

His lameness, which was slight, was due to a long-standing infirmity of the hip.

I shall get rid of my lameness there, Margaret, shall I not?

Until now, Margaret had not known to what a degree the lameness of Euphra had troubled her.

Whether he had inquired, or been told, the story of Hugh's lameness, they did not know.

You will be a better scholar for your lameness, I have no doubt.

Her lameness had been caused by paralysis, but the date of her attack was not known.

Even deformities, as lameness, follow the individual into the grave.

First you seem so cheerful; then you make light of my lameness.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from lame (adj.) + -ness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LAMENESS

feebleness

nounlack of strength; ineffectiveness
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