in·fir·mi·ty /ɪnˈfɝmətɪ/ 名詞
In·firm·i·ty n.; pl. Infirmities
1. The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity of body or mind.
'T is the infirmity of his age. --Shak.
2. A personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a weakness or defect.
Will you be cured of your infirmity ? --Shak.
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities. --Shak.
The house has also its infirmities. --Evelyn.
Syn: -- Debility; imbecility; weakness; feebleness; failing; foible; defect; disease; malady. See Debility.
n : the state of being weak in health or body (especially from
old age) [syn: frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness]