Three powerful witches are reduced to jealous love interests and impotent villains.
No American president is that impotent, and certainly not this one.
A mistress-less king could be seen as weak or worse still, impotent.
As the protagonist gets herself off in front of her impotent husband, she moans “Oh, Gronky.”
Of course, what people like Erickson and Sarah Palin want the House to do is impeach Obama, not file an impotent lawsuit.
There was, however, no time to lose, and the Normans were consumed with impotent rage.
Then, in a moment, his weakness was further displayed in an impotent obstinacy.
In that lame and impotent conclusion the proceedings ended at the time.
About the answer of the impotent man there could be no doubt.
An oath burst from his lips, and he struck his fist, in impotent fury, on a table near him.
late 14c., "physically weak, enfeebled, crippled," from Old French impotent "powerless, weak, incapable," from Latin imponentem (nominative impotens) "lacking control, powerless," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + ponentem (nominative potens) "potent" (see potent).
Meaning "having no power to accomplish anything" is from mid-15c.; that of "completely lacking in sexual power" (of males) is from mid-15c. Middle English also had a native term for this: Cunt-beaten (mid-15c.). The figurative sense in Latin was "without self-control, headstrong, violent." Related: Impotently.
impotent im·po·tent (ĭm'pə-tənt)
Incapable of sexual intercourse, often because of an inability to achieve or sustain an erection.
Sterile. Used of males.