Definitions for infirmityɪnˈfɜr mɪ ti
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infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, valetudinarianism(noun)
the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
feebleness, frailty or ailment, especially due to old age.
a moral weakness or defect
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
a personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a weakness or defect
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Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Metformin could be especially useful in people who are unable to follow diet and exercise strictly, who are obese, have polycystic ovarian disease, or can not walk or exercise due to physical infirmity, it is a low cost drug, and could be useful in underprivileged populations also.
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