HyperDic: impotency

English > 2 senses of the word impotency:
NOUNattributeimpotency, powerlessness, impotencethe quality of lacking strength or power
stateimpotency, impotencean inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
English > impotency: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble.
Synonymspowerlessness, impotence
Narrowerhelplessness, weakness, impuissancepowerlessness revealed by an inability to act
ineffectiveness, ineffectualness, ineffectualitylacking the power to be effective
paper tigerThe nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
uninterestingnessinability to capture or hold one's interest
unpersuasivenessinability to persuade
voicelessnessHaving no voice in the management or control of affairs
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositepower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Adjectivesimpotentlacking power or ability
English > impotency: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate.
Narrowererectile dysfunction, male erecticle dysfunction, EDimpotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
Broadersterility, infertilityThe state of being unable to produce offspring
Oppositepotency, potenceThe state of being potent
Adjectivesimpotent(of a male) unable to copulate

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