To better see all uses of the word
infirm
in
Sense and Sensibility
please enable javascript.

infirm
Used In
Sense and Sensibility
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • When is a man to be safe from such wit, if age and infirmity will not protect him?
  • Did not you hear him complain of the rheumatism? and is not that the commonest infirmity of declining life?
  • But they learnt, on enquiry, that its possessor, an elderly lady of very good character, was unfortunately too infirm to mix with the world, and never stirred from home.
  • "Infirmity!" said Elinor, "do you call Colonel Brandon infirm?
  • "Infirmity!" said Elinor, "do you call Colonel Brandon infirm?

  • There are no more uses of "infirm" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • too infirm to walk unassisted
  • age creeps upon them; infirmities follow
    Mark Twain

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading