infirm of purpose

infirm of purpose
нецелеустремленный, нерешительный

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  • infirm of purpose — index irresolute, irresponsible, noncommittal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • infirm of purpose — lack of purpose or will …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Infirm — In*firm ([i^]n*f[ e]rm ), a. [L. infirmus: cf. F. infirme. See {In } not, and {Firm}, a.] 1. Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution. [1913 Webster] A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infirm — infirmly, adv. infirmness, n. /in ferrm /, adj. 1. feeble or weak in body or health, esp. because of age; ailing. 2. unsteadfast, faltering, or irresolute, as persons or the mind; vacillating: infirm of purpose. 3. not firm, solid, or strong: an… …   Universalium

  • infirm — /ɪnˈfɜm / (say in ferm) adjective 1. feeble in body or health. 2. not steadfast, unfaltering, or resolute, as persons, the mind, etc.: infirm of purpose. 3. not firm, solid, or strong: an infirm support. 4. unsound or invalid, as an argument, a… …  

  • infirm — [in fʉrm′] adj. [ME < L infirmus] 1. not firm or strong physically; weak; feeble, as from old age 2. not firm in mind or purpose; not resolute; vacillating 3. not stable, firm, or sound; frail; shaky, as a structure 4. not secure or valid [an… …   English World dictionary

  • infirm — Weak; sickly; feeble in mind or body, particularly from old age. Lacking purpose …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • weak — weak, feeble, frail, fragile, infirm, decrepit can mean not strong enough to bear, resist, or endure strain or pressure or to withstand difficulty, effort, or use. Weak is by far the widest in its range of application, being not only… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Cowardice — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Excess of fear. < N PARAG:Cowardice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cowardice cowardice pusillanimity Sgm: N 1 cowardliness cowardliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 timidity timidity effeminacy GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • changeable — Synonyms and related words: able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable, adrift, afloat, agnostic, alterable, alterative, altered, alternating, ambiguous, ambitendent, ambivalent, amorphous, at loose ends, better, bland, brittle, capricious, chancy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indecisive — Synonyms and related words: adrift, afloat, agnostic, aleatoric, aleatory, alternating, ambiguous, ambitendent, ambivalent, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, at loose ends, baggy, bland, blobby, blurred, blurry, borderline, broad, capricious, chance …   Moby Thesaurus


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