Definition of impuissant in English:

impuissant

Syllabification: im·pu·is·sant
Pronunciation: /imˈpwisənt, -ˈpyo͞o-isənt
 
/

adjective

literary
Unable to take effective action; powerless.

Origin

early 17th century: French, from im- 'not' + puissant 'powerful'.

Derivatives

impuissance

noun

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