impotent adj.

1 without enough power/influence

VERBS be, feel, prove | remain | leave sb, make sb, render sb Companies are rendered impotent by all the rules and regulations.

ADV. completely, quite, totally | virtually | politically

PREP. against They were virtually impotent against the power of the large companies.

2 not capable of having sex

VERBS be | become | leave sb, make sb The operation left him impotent.

ADV. sexually