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  • n. The state of being without power, impotence.
  • n. The state of being without talent, talentlessness.


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  • Apparently "strengthlessness" is the longest one word univocalic.


  • Paul's mouth, that following them up he might say, "O Lord, Thy grace is sufficient for me" [Bengel]. my strength -- Greek, "power." is made perfect -- has its most perfect manifestation. in weakness -- Do not ask for sensible strength, FOR My power is perfected in man's "strengthlessness" (so the Greek).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • What I had charged on myself as idleness, was strengthlessness, the result of sheer exhaustion.

    Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again A Life Story

  • But in this work, as in all other, I had my temptations attending me, and that of divers kinds; as sometimes I should be assaulted with great discouragement therein, fearing that I should not be able to speak a word at all to edification; nay, that I should not be able to speak sense unto the people; at which times I should have such a strange faintness and strengthlessness seize upon my body, that my legs have scarce been able to carry me to the place of exercise.

    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners


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  • exhausted-haust (no angst here)

    July 29, 2009

  • Is this the longest three-syllable word?

    December 2, 2007