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English definition of “infirm”

infirm

adjective     /ɪnˈfɜːm/ US  /-ˈfɝːm/ formal
ill or needing care , especially for long periods and often because of old age : She was too elderly and infirm to remain at home .Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Describing people who are oldThe elderly
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