impotent

All Adjective Noun
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  • He dropped a second, and still with an impotent courage they stood their ground. Cited from A Master of Fortune, by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • No more seasons, no more life even, and impotent darkness would reign for all time.
  • One must bow to nature's law if one is neither impotent nor a saint. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • He said that not even one crore impotent men can together father one child.
  • Henry, however, has developed a serious heart condition, and the medicine has made him impotent.
  • "But do you not know quite well that a man who is impotent does not make children?" Cited from Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, by Voltaire
  • They came up mouths wide open, and dropped back again in the most impotent manner. Cited from In the Catskills, by John Burroughs
  • And so there all day they lay, impotent to harm each other. Cited from Stories of the Border Marches, by John Lang and Jean Lang
  • This was one reason among many that helped to render him a somewhat impotent leader.
  • Where either party was impotent at the time of the marriage. Cited from Legal Status Of Women In Iowa, by Jennie Lansley Wilson
  • Both have been proved impotent during the progress of this war. Cited from Over the Top With the Third Australian Division, by G. P. Cuttriss
  • But even as the words were spoken, Martin felt how impotent they were. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • That strong will of hers, which had never yet met its match, was impotent now. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • He failed to hold the country, however, and after his death Egypt remained impotent for two centuries. Cited from The Treasury of Ancient Egypt, by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • In life he was as impotent as when he lay half concealed beneath the table near which he now stood. Cited from The Bad Man, by Charles Hanson Towne
  • When Peter becomes impotent, he turns to his friends for help.
  • She stood beside her, impotent, unable to make herself heard, and wondering what to do. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • But till sleep should come to her, she was impotent. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • If he had been weak before, he was impotent now. Cited from Bohemian Days, by Geo. Alfred Townsend
  • It is likely that Charles was impotent, and no children were born.
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Meaning of impotent

  • adjective Lacking power or ability; morality without technology is impotent"- freeman j.dyson
    Technology without morality is barbarous, felt impotent rage
  • adjective (of a male) unable to copulate