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Adverbial impotently has 1 sense
  1. helplessly, impotently, unable to help - in a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly"
    Derived from adjective impotent1

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Part of speech: Adverb

Sense 1: In a powerless or ineffective manner.

Example sentence:

He tried impotently to fix the broken computer but couldn't get it to turn on.

Sense 2: In an emotionally frustrated or feeble manner.

Example sentence:

She cried impotently as the news of her father's passing sank in.

Related products: Powerless, Ineffective, Emotionally Frustrated, Feeble

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