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Definition of "impotence" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "impotence" in a sentence
  • "A few months ago, I was ordered by some sort of cyber-tracker to remove a post upon penalty of site shutdown because it contained the word "impotence," for Pete's sake."
  • "His insurmountable sense of inferiority and long-term impotence made Catherine's one essential task—giving birth to an heir, solidifying the Romanov line through Elizabeth—an impossibility."
  • "Everyone knows the only sure remedy for male impotence is the dried, powdered brains of a traditional Chinese herbalist. (don't tell anyone though!)"