Antonyms of noun potency

1 of 4 senses of potency

Sense 4
potency, potence -- (the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse)
       Antonym of impotency (Sense 2)
      => impotence, impotency -- (an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun potency

4 senses of potency

Sense 1
authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so -- (the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state")
       => control -- (power to direct or determine; "under control")

Sense 2
potency, effectiveness, strength -- (capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks")
       => power, powerfulness -- (possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade")

Sense 3
potential, potentiality, potency -- (the inherent capacity for coming into being)
       => possibility, possibleness -- (capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired")

Sense 4
potency, potence -- (the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse)
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

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