noun (plural infirmities)[mass noun]
Physical or mental weakness: old age and infirmity come to men and women alike [count noun]: the infirmities of old age
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- Clients are people who are unable to use regular public transport because of physical and sometimes mental disability or infirmity.
- The claimant's interpretation gives the clause a more tautological aspect in as much as it would have the tendency to treat the condition and the physical infirmity or illness as the same thing.
- Health expenses means expenditure on the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of illness, injury, infirmity or disability.
frailty, weakness, feebleness, enfeeblement, delicacy, fragility, debility, debilitation, decrepitude, disability, impairment;
illness, sickness, indisposition, poor health, declining health;
ailment, malady, illness, disease, disorder, sickness, affliction, complaint, upset, condition, indisposition
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