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1. infirmary

noun. ['ɪnˈfɝːmɝi'] a health facility where patients receive treatment.

Synonyms

  • military hospital
  • medical building
  • foundling hospital
  • hospital ward
  • institution
  • sanitarium
  • maternity hospital
  • mental institution
  • insane asylum
  • sanatorium
  • lazaret
  • mental home
  • mental hospital
  • burn center
  • hospital room
  • ward
  • psychiatric hospital
  • lazaretto
  • health facility
  • lazar house
  • asylum
  • hospital
  • creche
  • clinic
  • pesthouse
  • sanatarium
  • healthcare facility

Etymology

  • infirmaria (Latin)
  • infirmus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Infirmary

  • acary
  • alimentary
  • auxiliary
  • diary
  • dispensary
  • exemplary
  • flanary
  • friary
  • glossary
  • non-supervisory
  • notary
  • ovary
  • parliamentary
  • parliamentary
  • penitentiary
  • plenary
  • plenary
  • quandary
  • rudimentary
  • sedimentary

Sentences with infirmary


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a letter, Janie Smith of Harnett County, N.C., wrote of the horrors she viewed in her home when it was used as an infirmary in 1865.

2. Adjective
Medical staff usually live near the infirmary, so you can pick up your bag on the way to any emergency calls.

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