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impotent
used in The Bluest Eye

3 uses
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Definition
lacking power or ability

or of a male:  unable to maintain an erection, or unable to conceive a child
  • Not in impotence but later, when the hatred could find sweet expression.
    4 — Spring (60% in)
  • For now, he hated the one who had created the situation, the one who bore witness to his failure, his impotence.
    4 — Spring (60% in)
  • Guilt and impotence rose in a bilious duet.
    4 — Spring (73% in)

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