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impuissant Line breaks: im|pu¦is|sant
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpjuːɪs(ə)nt/
/ɪmˈpwiːs(ə)nt/ /ɪmˈpwɪs(ə)nt/

Definition of impuissant in English:

adjective

literary
Unable to take effective action; powerless.

Origin

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

Derivatives

impuissance

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Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpjuːɪsəns/
noun

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