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impotence

noun

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the lack of sufficient ability, power, or means
  • the congressional committee's essential impotence in affecting the management of the war was frustrating to its members

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“Impotence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impotence. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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