Englischer Thesaurus
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
physically or mentally weak, esp. from old age
her ageing, infirm husband
Synonyme
frail
She lay in bed looking particularly frail.
,
weak
I was too weak to move my arms and legs.
,
feeble
He was old and feeble.
, ,
ailing
I stopped working to care for my ailing mother.
,
debilitated
,
decrepit
a decrepit old man
, ,
doddery
,
doddering
a doddering old man
Gegensätze
(Adjektiv) 
She has little patience with the `infirm of purpose'.
Synonyme
irresolute
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
,
weak
a clash between a weak minister and a domineering civil servant
,
faltering
He spoke in faltering English.
,
unstable
a house built on unstable foundations
,
shaky
Our house will remain on shaky foundations unless the architect sorts out the basement.
, ,
wavering
,
wobbly
His legs felt wobbly after the long flight.
,
indecisive
He was criticised as a weak and indecisive leader.
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unsound
The church was structurally unsound.
,
vacillating
He has proved weak, indecisive and vacillating.

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of ailing
Definition
unwell or unsuccessful over a long period
I stopped working to care for my ailing mother.
Synonyme
ill,
poorly (informal),
crook (Australian, New Zealand, informal),
debilitated,
off colour,
under the weather (informal),
in the sense of decrepit
Definition
weakened or worn out by age or long use
a decrepit old man
Synonyme
in the sense of doddering
a doddering old man
Synonyme
tottering,
doddery,
trembly

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