Synonyms of infirm
Definition of infirm
not physically or mentally strong, especially through age or illness.
One other category springs to mind - those who are too young, old, sick and infirm to move at all.
Example of infirm
A constant core activity is humanitarian aid - providing medicine and care for the sick, transporting the infirm , buying bricks or roofing material to repair housing.
A court cannot grant finality to a constitutionally infirm judgment.
Ballinrobe has been seeking a home for the elderly infirm since 1971 and an announcement last year that money had been allocated for the purchase of a site raised expectations.
David Rigby had worked at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield for six years when, one night in June, he sneaked into the ward where the infirm pensioner was bedridden.
Furthermore, the home was failing to create an environment where mentally ill and physically infirm people could properly be cared for and safely live alongside each other.
I intend to give a narrative verdict and my finding is that Mr Bamford died as a result of an attack by a mentally infirm individual.
Keenly sensitive to these insults, Raglan had to grapple with a French command whose sense of purpose seemed infirm .
Meanwhile, here's the story of a special smart couch for the sick or infirm that is designed to recognize who is sitting in it, and help them to perform various tasks.
Mentally and physically infirm , he stayed in the jail lobby for three days before anyone noticed him.
Most of the camp's best defenders were absent, out on a hunting trip; the population mainly comprised women, children, and aged or infirm men.