Able-bodied and Infirm


Able-bodied adjective - Enjoying health and vigor.
Usage example: every able-bodied young man in the village had been sent off to fight in the war

Infirm is an antonym for able-bodied in physically strong and capable topic.


Infirm adjective - Lacking bodily strength.
Usage example: the elderly and infirm have to be especially careful during the winter months

Able-bodied is an antonym for infirm.

Nearby Word: infirmity
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