As adjectives the difference between disabled and impotent
is that disabled
is made incapable of use or action while impotent
is lacking physical strength or vigor; weak.
As a noun disabled
is one who is disabled (often used collectively as the disabled
, but sometimes also singular).
As a verb disabled
Made incapable of use or action.
Having a disability, especially physical.
(legal) Legally disqualified.
One who is disabled (often used collectively as the disabled , but sometimes also singular).
Lacking physical strength or vigor; weak.
Lacking in power, as to act effectively; helpless
* Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent (Freeman J. Dyson).
Incapable of sexual intercourse, often because of an inability to achieve or sustain an erection.
(of a male) Sterile.
(obsolete) Lacking self-restraint.
- Impotent of tongue, her silence broke.
* (lacking strength) feeble, puny, weak
* (lacking power) helpless, powerless
* (incapable of sexual intercourse)
* (lacking self-restraint) incontinent