Origin of impotent
Related formsim·po·tent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for impotently
All while the international community observed, if not passively, impotently.
And yet the silly old woman felt a lack, as she impotently watched Rachel leave the kitchen.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
Clutching wildly and impotently at his aggressor, Hughes felt his strength failing.The Ruined Cities of Zululand|Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
This was resented, but impotently, by the various sovereigns.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske