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impotent
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
lacking power or ability

or of a male:  unable to maintain an erection, or unable to conceive a child
  • It is a curious thing that I felt angry with my wife; I cannot account for it, but my impotent desire to reach Leatherhead worried me excessively.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — How I Fell in with the Curate (47% in)

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