Translation of "impotent" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈɪm.pə.tənt/ us /-t̬ənt/

not having the power or ability to change or improve a situation

You feel so impotent when your child is ill and you cannot help them.

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


(Translation of “impotent” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈimpətənt/

lacking the power to be able do anything effective

Overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of the disaster, we felt impotent to do anything.

(of a man) unable to have sex due to not being able to achieve an erection.

impotently adverb

con impotencia
The manager looked on impotently as his team slumped to defeat.
impotence noun

the political impotence of the anti-war movement.

(Translation of “impotent” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)