infirmity : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
- People with Klippel-Feil cannot turn their heads without moving the entire torso, an infirmity that's impossible to hide and makes the sufferer highly vulnerable to injury from a .
- Because of "the infirmity of advancing years," San Francisco's Catholic Archbishop Edward Joseph Hanna, 74, announced last week that he is retiring.
- But here the CGI magic elegantly serves the poignant fable of a displaced soul whose unique infirmity opens a window onto our common mortality, where the very young and the very .
News & Articles
- Normandy veteran remembers the heroes who died in invasion
Tony Scachetti lives the retirement-home life of so many still living among the Greatest Generation, where the veil of age and infirmity obscures tales of suffering and triumph that defy the imagination.
June 6, 2013 - The Greenville News
- Steny Hoyer in Sydney Morning Herald
This bill is complicated, but it's also very simple: Illness and infirmity are universal, and we are stronger against them together than we are alone,Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said before the vote.
- Arlen Specter in Law.com (registration)
The time is ripe for this Court to address the constitutional infirmity of the MCA's attempt to curtail the right of habeas corpus,Specter wrote in a brief filed with the Court. "Habeas must be restored to ensure that the rule of law...
- David Jason in Hedgeend People
Sir David Jason, who has personal experience of being a carer, said: "A lot of people, including myself, have had to look after someone at a time of illness or infirmity. However, the people who really deserve our support and encouragement are those...