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invalid

Logic (of an argument) having a conclusion that does not follow from the premises: it may be false when the premises are all true; not valid

What does it mean when you dream about being an invalid?

A dream about being an invalid may signify the lack of confidence and energy to pursue some issue. Hopelessness may have crippled the dreamer’s will to stand up and perform.

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Invalidism in particular may have offered women a covert opportunity to express dissatisfaction regarding the domestic role and their resulting deprived lives.
2041-l(c) (2) provides examples of standards that meet the requirement of being an ascertainable standard, such as "support in reasonable comfort," "maintenance in health and reasonable comfort," "support in his accustomed manner of living," "education, including college and professional education," and "medical, dental, hospital and nursing expenses and expenses of invalidism.
This seems to suggest that invalidism was her profession as much as psychology was William's and writing was Henry's--a not unreasonable idea with regard to James, although it oversimplifies the troubled relation between illness and productivity in the diary.
Once a patient is caught in such a downward spiral of invalidism, it can be hard to throttle back out.
Was he basely trying to besmirch a man of high ancestral lineage motivated to adopt a strict code of personal honor because his own origins lay in his father's rotted reputation and neglect of his family, as well as his mother's invalidism and shame?
Examples of powers which are limited by the requisite standard are powers exercisable for the holder's 'support,' 'support in reasonable comfort,' 'maintenance in health and reasonable comfort,' 'support in his accustomed manner of living,' 'education, including college and professional education,' 'health,' and 'medical, dental, hospital and nursing expenses and expenses of invalidism.
To make matters worse for the invalid this was also a period in which chronic moral disorder came to be associated with chronic physical disorder; thus the linking of invalidism with criminality which was reinforced in the Tasmanian setting by the convict legacy of so many invalids.
Despite the anxiety and physical discomfort attached to Dunant's invalidism, however, there is a sense in which this immobilization allows him to sequester himself while labouring prodigiously on his memoirs, L'Avenir sanglant.
Some time later Admetus, wounded by a hunting accident and declining into invalidism, begs Alcestis for the vial of poison, of which she has told him.
It's one of the most inspirational things one can see in the world--a man who is paralyzed from the neck down deciding that invalidism isn't for him and making something of themselves.
Each was exposed early to tragedy and loss and, deprived of a nurturing and accepting caregiver, retreated deeply into invalidism and depression.