impotent

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impotent

(esp of males) unable to perform sexual intercourse
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When his famous communication was made to the Gun Club, the captain's wrath passed all bounds; with his intense jealousy was mingled a feeling of absolute impotence.
And the history of every political establishment in which this principle has prevailed, is a history of impotence, perplexity, and disorder.
At first our laughter was half-hearted, tinged with fear, but as we became convinced of his impotence we waxed uproarious.