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- n. Dated form of impotence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as impotence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
- n. an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
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Edge: just what part of they are letting those people DIE between photo ops for the chimp and incompetency don’t you comprehend? rage and impotency is what I and many are feeling.
They had no choice but to resort to amnesia and intermittent power impotency, which is always completely hackneyed and boring.
He needs to demonstrate that Clinton bullying, from both Bill and Hillary, has become a study in impotency.
There is in the minds of unregenerate persons a moral impotency, which is reflected on them greatly from the will and affections, whence the mind never will receive spiritual things, -- that is, it will always and unchangeably reject and refuse them, -- and that because of various lusts, corruptions, and prejudices invincibly fixed in them, causing them to look on them as foolishness.
The impotency which is a cause of nullity is the incapacity of having conjugal relations
Believe me though that I have a kind of impotency of study. '
March 18, 1775: -- 'I have a kind of impotency of study.'
Boswell wrote to Temple on March 18, 1775: ” 'I have a kind of impotency of study.'
The warning that I try to remember, every day, is to resist the advance of the impotency, of the insensitivity, of the desperation, of the nihilism.
The primordial emotion that I associate with the dryness is impotency, a desperate resignation.