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- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)m
- Weak or ill, not in good health.
- He was infirm of body but still keen of mind, and though it looked like he couldn't walk across the room, he crushed me in debate.
- A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man.
- Irresolute; weak of mind or will.
- An infirm judgment.
- Infirm of purpose!
- Frail; unstable; insecure.
- He who fixes on false principles treads on infirm ground.
- To contradict, to provide proof that something is not.
- The thought is that you see an episode of observation, experiment, or reasoning as confirming or infirming a hypothesis depending on whether your probability for it increases or decreases during the episode.