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impotencenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɪm.pə.təns/  us   /-t̬əns/

impotence noun [U] (LACK OF POWER)

lack of ​power to ​change or ​improve a ​situation: political impotence a ​sense of impotence

impotence noun [U] (SEXUAL PROBLEM)

specialized medical a ​medicalcondition in which a man cannot have ​sex because his penis cannot ​become hard or ​stay hard: Men sometimes ​suffer from impotence after a ​seriousillness. specialized medical a ​medicalcondition in which a man is ​unable to have ​children
(Definition of impotence from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impotence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无力量, 无能力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無力量, 無能力…
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