Sentence Examples


  • He attempted in vain to secure the election of his grandson Charles as king of the Romans, and in spite of increasing infirmity was eager to lead the imperial troops against the Turks.
  • Men who, otherwise suitable, have some slight infirmity are drafted into the non-combatant branches.
  • It was a noble end to what, in spite of its besetting sin of infirmity of moral purpose, was a not ignoble life.
  • I do not animadvert too severely upon this infirmity, only give you caution.
  • He also provided for annulment where a spouse could not, because of some physical infirmity, perform the conjugal act.

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