infirmary etymology

English word infirmary comes from Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin firmus (Faithful, steadfast, true. Stable, strong, firm.)

Detailed word origin of infirmary

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
firmus Latin (lat) Faithful, steadfast, true. Stable, strong, firm.
infirmus Latin (lat) Weak, feeble.
infirmaria Malayalam (mal)
infirmary English (eng) A clinic or dispensary within another institution.. A place where sick or injured people are cared for, especially a small hospital; sickhouse.

Words with the same origin as infirmary

Descendants of firmus
affirmative confirm confirmation farm farmhouse farming firm