impuissant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, from prefix im- not + puissant. See puissant.

Adjective[edit]

impuissant (comparative more impuissant, superlative most impuissant)

  1. weak; impotent; feeble

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

im- +‎ puissant

Adjective[edit]

impuissant m (feminine impuissante, masculine plural impuissants, feminine plural impuissantes)

  1. impotent, powerless

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