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[ adjective ] confined to bed (by illness)

Used in print

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

generous public provision for the infirm ; democratic and secret elections of all officers including priests , meals taken publicly in common refectories ; a common habit or uniform prescribed for all citizens ; even houses changed once a decade ; six hours of manual_labor a day for all but a handful of magistrates and scholars , and careful measures to prevent anyone from shirking ; no private_property , no money ; no sort of pricing at_all for any goods or services , and therefore no market in the economic sense of the term .

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ill

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[ adjective ] confined to bed (by illness)

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ill

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[ adjective ] lacking firmness of will or character or purpose

Examples

"infirm of purpose give me the daggers" - Shakespeare

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irresolute

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[ adjective ] lacking physical strength or vitality

Examples

"a feeble old woman" "her body looked sapless"

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frail

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[ adjective ] lacking physical strength or vigor

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frail impotent

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[ adjective ] weak and feeble

Examples

"I'm feeling seedy today"

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unhealthy

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