Definition of “impotent” - English Dictionary

“impotent” in British English

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impotentadjective

uk /ˈɪm.pə.tənt/ us /ˈɪm.pə.t̬ənt/

impotent adjective (SEXUAL PROBLEM)

If a man is impotent, he cannot have sex because his penis cannot become hard or stay hard.

If a man is impotent, he is unable to have children.

(Definition of “impotent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“impotent” in American English

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impotentadjective

us /ˈɪm·pə·t̬ənt/
impotence
noun [ U ] us /ˈɪm·pət̬·əns/

(Definition of “impotent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)