Definition of impuissant in English:

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impuissant

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpjuːɪs(ə)nt/
/ɪmˈpwiːs(ə)nt/ /ɪmˈpwɪs(ə)nt/

adjective

literary
Unable to take effective action; powerless.

Derivatives

impuissance

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpjuːɪsəns/
noun

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with impuissant

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