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impuissant

adjective im·puis·sant \-sənt, -sənt\

Definition of IMPUISSANT

Examples of IMPUISSANT

  1. <claims that such restrictions on military interventions on foreign soil would render the nation an impuissant giant on the world stage>

Origin of IMPUISSANT

French
First Known Use: 1629

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