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infirm
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
weak from old age or disease
  • However, having an infirmity—for I am hard of hearing, sir—
    Chapter 37 (14% in)
  • Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt kept an evening school in the village; that is to say, she was a ridiculous old woman of limited means and unlimited infirmity, who used to go to sleep from six to seven every evening, in the society of youth who paid two pence per week each, for the improving opportunity of seeing her do it.
    Chapter 7 (8% in)
  • —Yes, hard of hearing; having that infirmity coming upon me, my son he went into the Law, and he took charge of me, and he by little and little made out this elegant and beautiful property.
    Chapter 37 (15% in)
  • Nothing disturbed the tranquillity of the Castle, but the occasional tumbling open of John and Miss Skiffins: which little doors were a prey to some spasmodic infirmity that made me sympathetically uncomfortable until I got used to it.
    Chapter 37 (58% in)

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