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impotent

adjective
     
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im‧po‧tent
1 unable to take effective action because you do not have enough power, strength, or control:
Emergency services seem impotent in the face of such a disaster.
impotent rage
2MI a man who is impotent is unable to have sex because he cannot get an erection
impotently adverb
impotence noun [uncountable]
political impotence

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