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infirmity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/inˈfərmitē/,
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infirmities, plural;
  1. Physical or mental weakness
    • - old age and infirmity come to men and women alike
    • - the infirmities of old age

  1. the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  2. (infirm) decrepit: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
  3. (infirm) lacking firmness of will or character or purpose; "infirm of purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare
  4. Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ailment) is a state of poor health. Illness is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.
  5. feebleness and frailty, especially due to old age
  6. (infirm) To contradict, to provide proof that something is not; Weak or ill, not in good health; insecure; irresolute; frail; unstable
  7. (Infirmities) To dream of infirmities, denotes misfortune in love and business; enemies are not to be misunderstood, and sickness may follow. To dream that you see others infirm, denotes that you may have various troubles and disappointments in business.
  8. Flaw, defect, or weakness.