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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a helpless manner.

Usage examples (28)
  • ... gracefully dealing with a stolen election ... you didn't mean to say "impotently", did you?
  • Bostwick glared at him vindictively, but impotently.
  • Metkin struggled impotently for a moment, then subsided.
  • He fell back a pace beating the air impotently and whining. for more
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