Impotence

Definition of Impotence

Im´po`tence
n.1.The quality or condition of being impotent; lack of strength or power, animal, intellectual, or moral; weakness; feebleness; inability; imbecility.
Some were poor by impotency of nature; as young fatherless children, old decrepit persons, idiots, and cripples.
- Hayward.
O, impotence of mind in body strong!
- Milton.
2.Lack of self-restraint or self-control.
3.(Law & Med.) Lack of procreative power; inability to copulate, or beget children; also, sometimes, sterility; barrenness;

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ED, erectile dysfunction, impotency, infertility, male erecticle dysfunction, sterility
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