HyperDic: impotent

English > 2 senses of the word impotent:
ADJECTIVEallimpotentlacking power or ability
allimpotent(of a male) unable to copulate
impotent > pronunciation
Soundsih'mpahtahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > impotent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking power or ability.
Examples
  • morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson
  • "felt impotent rage"
Attribute ofpotency, effectiveness, strengthCapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
NarrowereffeteDeprived of vigor and the ability to be effective
impuissantlacking physical strength or vigor
ineffective, ineffectual, unablelacking in power or forcefulness
See alsopowerlesslacking power
sterile, unfertile, infertileincapable of reproducing
Oppositepotent, strong, stiffHaving a strong physiological or chemical effect
Spanishimpotente
Catalanimpotent
Nounsimpotence, impotencythe quality of lacking strength or power
Adverbsimpotentlyin a helpless manner
English > impotent: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of a male) unable to copulate.
Oppositepotent, virile(of a male) capable of copulation
Spanishimpotente
Catalanimpotent
Nounsimpotence, impotencyan inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate

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