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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·firm /ɪnˈfɝm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·firm /ɪnˈfɝm/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·firm a.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·firm, v. t.  To weaken; to enfeeble. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
          enfeebled, seedy]