infirmity

infirmity
Synonyms and related words:
abnormality, abulia, acute disease, advanced age, advanced years, affection, affliction, age of retirement, ailment, allergic disease, allergy, an incurable disease, anility, atrophy, bacterial disease, bad habit, besetting sin, birth defect, blemish, blight, bug, cachexia, cachexy, caducity, cardiovascular disease, catch, chronic disease, chronic ill health, circulatory disease, complaint, complication, condition, congenital defect, cowardice, crack, danger, debilitation, debility, decay, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, defect, defection, deficiency, deficiency disease, deformity, degenerative disease, delicacy, delicate health, desultoriness, disability, disease, disorder, distemper, dotage, drawback, eld, elderliness, endemic, endemic disease, endocrine disease, enervation, enfeeblement, epidemic disease, exhaustion, failing, failure, faintheartedness, faintness, fault, faute, fear, feeblemindedness, feebleness, flaw, foible, fragility, frailness, frailty, functional disease, fungus disease, gastrointestinal disease, genetic disease, green old age, hale old age, handicap, hazard, healthlessness, hereditary disease, hoary age, hole, hypochondria, hypochondriasis, iatrogenic disease, ill, ill health, illness, imperfection, inadequacy, incapacity, indisposition, infectious disease, infirm old age, infirmity of age, insecurity, insipidity, insolidity, instability, insubstantiality, invalidism, invalidity, kink, languishing, languishment, little problem, longevity, malady, malaise, moral flaw, morbidity, morbidness, morbus, muscular disease, neurological disease, nutritional disease, occupational disease, old age, oldness, organic disease, pandemic disease, pathological condition, pathology, peakedness, pensionable age, peril, perilousness, plant disease, pliability, poor health, precariousness, problem, protozoan disease, psychosomatic disease, respiratory disease, ricketiness, rift, ripe old age, risk, riskiness, rockiness, second childhood, secondary disease, seediness, senectitude, senility, senior citizenship, shakiness, shiftiness, shiftingness, shortcoming, sickishness, sickliness, sickness, signs, slipperiness, snag, softness, something missing, speculativeness, spinelessness, superannuation, symptomatology, symptomology, symptoms, syndrome, taint, the downward slope, the golden years, the pip, ticklishness, treacherousness, treachery, unauthenticity, unauthoritativeness, undependability, unfaithworthiness, unfirmness, unhealthiness, unreliability, unsolidity, unsoundness, unsteadfastness, unsteadiness, unsturdiness, unsubstantiality, unsureness, untrustworthiness, unwholesomeness, urogenital disease, vale of years, valetudinarianism, vapidity, vice, virus disease, vulnerable place, wasting, wasting disease, wateriness, weak link, weak point, weak side, weak will, weak-mindedness, weakening, weakliness, weakness, white hairs, wishy-washiness, worm disease

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • infirmity — index defect, deficiency, disability (physical inability), disadvantage, disease, disorder (abnormal condition), fault (weakness) …   Law dictionary

  • Infirmity — In*firm i*ty, n.; pl. {Infirmities}. [L. infirmitas : cf. F. infirmite. See {Infirm}, a.] 1. The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infirmity — late 14c., disease, sickness; lack of capability, weakness, from L. infirmitatem (nom. infirmitas) want of strength, weakness, feebleness, noun of quality from infirmus (see INFIRM (Cf. infirm)). Cf. M.Fr. infirmité, O.Fr. enfermete …   Etymology dictionary

  • infirmity — [n] weakness, sickness affliction, ailing, ailment, confinement, debilitation, debility, decay, decrepitude, defect, deficiency, disease, diseasedness, disorder, failing, fault, feebleness, flu, frailty, ill health, imperfection, indisposition,… …   New thesaurus

  • infirmity — ► NOUN (pl. infirmities) ▪ physical or mental weakness …   English terms dictionary

  • infirmity — [in fʉr′ mə tē] n. [ME infirmite < L infirmitas] 1. the quality or state of being infirm; feebleness; weakness 2. pl. infirmities an instance of this; specif., a) a physical weakness or defect; frailty or ailment, as from old age b) a moral… …   English World dictionary

  • infirmity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ mental, physical PHRASES ▪ age and infirmity (literary, esp. BrE) ▪ those incapable of supporting themselves by reason of age and infirmity …   Collocations dictionary

  • infirmity — UK [ɪnˈfɜː(r)mətɪ] / US [ɪnˈfɜrmətɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms infirmity : singular infirmity plural infirmities formal bad health caused by old age or illness …   English dictionary

  • infirmity — noun (C, U) bad health or a particular illness: She blamed her infirmity on the damp climate …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • infirmity — noun the family would never openly discuss Aunt Erma s infirmity Syn: illness, malady, ailment, disease, disorder, sickness, affliction, complaint, indisposition, frailty, weakness; disability, impairment …   Thesaurus of popular words


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