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English Dictionary: impotent by the DICT Development Group
3 results for impotent
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. lacking power or ability; "Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson; "felt impotent rage"
    Antonym(s): potent, stiff, strong
  2. (of a male) unable to copulate
    Antonym(s): potent, virile
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impotent \Im"po*tent\, a. [F. impotent, L. impotens, -entis;
      pref. im- not + potens potent, powerful. See {Potent}.]
      1. Not potent; wanting power, strength. or vigor. whether
            physical, intellectual, or moral; deficient in capacity;
            destitute of force; weak; feeble; infirm.
                     There sat a certain man at Lystra, impotent inhis
                     feet.                                                --Acts xiv. 8.
                     O most lame and impotent conclusion!   --Shak.
                     Not slow to hear, Nor impotent to save. --Addison.
      2. Wanting the power of self-restraint; incontrolled;
            ungovernable; violent.
                     Impotent of tongue, her silence broke. --Dryden.
      3. (Med.) Wanting the power of procreation; unable to
            copulate; also, sometimes, sterile; barren.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impotent \Im"po*tent\, n.
      One who is imoitent. [R.] --Shak.
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