GRE Word List

IMPOTENT

weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power

The meaning of the word impotent is weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power.

Random words

WordMeaning
arrogancepride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
fordplace where a river can be crossed on foot; V.
antithesiscontrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
sustainsuffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
abrasiverubbing away; tending to grind down
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
befuddleconfuse thoroughly
autonomousself-governing; N. autonomy
traumatic(of an experience) deeply shocking; pertaining to an injury caused by violence; N. trauma: serious wound; emotional shock that causes lasting psychological damage