IM'POTENT, a. [L. impotens.]1. Weak; feeble; wanting strength or power; unable by nature, or disabled by disease or accident to perform any act. I know thou wast not slow to hear, Nor impotent to save.2. Wanting the power of propagation, as males.3. Wanting the power of restraint; not having the command over; as impotent of tongue.
IM'POTENT, n. One who is feeble, infirm, or languishing under disease.