infirmities

infirmities
in'fir·mi·ty || ɪn'fɜrmətɪ /-'fɜːr- n. sickness, illness; physical weakness, frailty; lack of moral strength

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  • Infirmity — In*firm i*ty, n.; pl. {Infirmities}. [L. infirmitas : cf. F. infirmite. See {Infirm}, a.] 1. The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Corinthians 12 — 1 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)… …   The King James version of the Bible

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  • infirmity — /in ferr mi tee/, n., pl. infirmities for 1, 3. 1. a physical weakness or ailment: the infirmities of age. 2. quality or state of being infirm; lack of strength. 3. a moral weakness or failing. [1325 75; ME infirmite < L infirmitas. See INFIRM,… …   Universalium

  • Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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