impotent impotent  /ˈɪm pə tənt/


  1. (adj) lacking power or ability
  2. (adj) (of a male) unable to copulate


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  • He felt an impotent rage when he heard that the idea was scuttled due to callousness of the authorities.


  1. Weird Science does most of its breeding after death

    And it avoids drugs that make it hairy, impotent, and uninterested in alcohol.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  2. Stock Upgrades: Bulls Run on Adidas AG

    They say bad news comes in threes, and after Japan's blunt third arrow and Europe's impotent troika , our own Dow (^DJI) average experienced its first three-day decline of 2013 amid
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Brazil 3-0 France: Oscar, Hernanes and Lucas Moura provide Confederations Cup boost

    The Selecao never overly stretched themselves but three goals gave them a comfortable win over Didier Deschamps' largely impotent outfit in Porto Alegre
    on June 10, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports

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