Prisoner of War Information System

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  • impuissance — [im pyo͞o′i səns, impwis′əns; im΄pyo͞o is′əns] n. 〚Fr: see IN 2 & PUISSANCE〛 lack of power; weakness impuissant adj. * * * im·pu·is·sance (ĭm pyo͞oʹĭ səns, ĭm pwĭsʹəns) n. Lack of power or effectiveness; weakness.   …   Universalium

  • impuissant — impuissance, n. /im pyooh euh seuhnt, im pyooh is euhnt, im pwis euhnt/, adj. lacking strength; feeble; weak. [1620 30; < MF; see IM 2, PUISSANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • puissance — /pyooh euh seuhns, pyooh is euhns, pwis euhns/, n. Literary. power, might, or force. [1375 1425; late ME < MF, equiv. to puiss(ant) PUISSANT + ance ANCE] * * * …   Universalium

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