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infirmity

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈfɜː.mə.ti/ us    /-ˈfɝː.mə.t̬i/ formal
illness, especially for long periods or because of old age: an advanced state of infirmity She suffered from a long list of infirmities.The elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
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