in·firm /ɪnˈfɝm/ 形容詞
1. Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution.
A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man. --Shak.
2. Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating. “An infirm judgment.”
Infirm of purpose! --Shak.
3. Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious.
He who fixes on false principles treads or infirm ground. --South.
Syn: -- Debilitated; sickly; feeble; decrepit; weak; enfeebled; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.
In·firm, v. t. To weaken; to enfeeble. [Obs.]
adj 1: confined to bed (by illness) [syn: bedfast, bedridden, bedrid,
2: lacking physical strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman";
"her body looked sapless" [syn: decrepit, debile, feeble,
sapless, weak, weakly]
3: lacking firmness of will or character or purpose; "infirm of
purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare
4: weak and feeble; "I'm feeling seedy today" [syn: debilitated,