Examples of impotence
<the congressional committee's essential impotence in affecting the management of the war was frustrating to its members>
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Definition of impotence
: the quality or state of lacking power or strength
Medical Definition of impotence
1: the quality or state of not being potent <drug-resistant bacteria are a virulent indicator of the growing impotence of antibiotics>
2: an abnormal physical or psychological state of a male characterized by inability to engage in sexual intercourse because of failure to have or maintain an erection—called also erectile dysfunction
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