impotence

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French impotence, from Latin impotentia

NounEdit

impotence ‎(usually uncountable, plural impotences)

  1. Powerlessness.
    • John Milton
      O, impotence of mind in body strong!
  2. Inability to copulate or beget children; sterility, erectile dysfunction, etc.

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impotence f ‎(plural impotences)

  1. powerlessness
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