To better see all uses of the word
impotent
in
Childhood's End
please enable javascript.

impotent
Used In
Childhood's End
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • With the arrival of the Overlords, nations knew that they need no longer fear each other, and they guessed-even befbre the experiment was made-that their existing weapons were certainly impotent against a civilization that could bridge the stars.

  • There are no more uses of "impotent" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Lev stands there, impotent, unable to move, unable to process this.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • …in my mad dash for Sam—and I went airborne, landing with a jaw-popping force on the thin carpeting, jumped up, glanced back, and saw Ben Parish lying lifelessly there, arms outstretched, dark wet blotch of blood seeping through that ridiculous yellow hoodie, and then Sam screamed and I’m not too late, not too late, and here I come, you sonofabitch, here I come, and in the room a tall shadow loomed over the tiny figure whose tiny finger yanked impotently at the trigger of the empty gun.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading