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