Infirm and Strong


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

Strong is an antonym for infirm in topics: frail, sick.

Nearby Word: infirmity


Strong adjective - Able to withstand hardship, strain, or exposure.
Usage example: the doctor soon declared her strong enough to go home from the hospital

Infirm is an antonym for strong in topics: determined, healthy, distinct, extreme, forceful on the senses.

Nearby Word: strongly

Both words in one sentence

  • Granted, he was only a captain at the time, but decades later, the now-retired and infirm admiral takes a massive overdose of a de-aging drug in order to be strong enough to face his former adversary again, in what turns out to be a revenge plot against Jameson for having helped perpetuate that war.
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Strong or Infirm. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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