Antonyms of adj potent

4 senses of potent

Sense 1
potent, powerful -- (having great influence)

INDIRECT (VIA influential) -> uninfluential -- (not influential)

Sense 2
potent, strong -- (having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons")

INDIRECT (VIA powerful) -> powerless -- (lacking power)

Sense 3
potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff -- (having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink")

impotent (vs. potent) -- (lacking power or ability; "Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson; "felt impotent rage")
        => ineffective, ineffectual, unable -- (lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes")
        => impuissant -- (lacking physical strength or vigor)

Sense 4
potent (vs. impotent), virile -- ((of a male) capable of copulation)

impotent (vs. potent) -- ((of a male) unable to copulate)

Similarity of adj potent

4 senses of potent

Sense 1
potent, powerful -- (having great influence)
       => influential (vs. uninfluential) -- (having or exercising influence or power; "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace")

Sense 2
potent, strong -- (having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons")
       => powerful (vs. powerless) -- (having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument")

Sense 3
potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff -- (having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink")
       => equipotent -- (having equal strength or efficacy)
       => multipotent -- (able to many things; "multipotent drugs")
          Also See-> effective#1, effectual#1, efficacious#2; fertile#1; powerful#1

Sense 4
potent (vs. impotent), virile -- ((of a male) capable of copulation)

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