CLASS I: Words Expressing ABSTRACT RELATIONS
SECTION VIII. CAUSATION
CONNECTION BETWEEN CAUSE AND EFFECT
Power. –N. potency, potentiality; puissance, might, force; energy; dint; right-hand; ascendancy, sway, control; pre-potency; almightiness, omnipotence; authority; strength. ability; ableness; competency; efficiency, efficacy; validity, cogency; enablement; vantage ground; influence; horse power; dynamometer. pressure; elasticity; gravity, electricity, magnetism, galvanism, voltaic electricity, voltaism, electro-magnetism, electrostatics, electrification; attraction, repulsion; potential energy, dynamic energy, kinetic energy, electrical energy, chemical energy, atomic energy; friction, suction. capability, capacity; faculty, quality, attribute, endowment, virtue, gift, property, qualification, susceptibility.
Impotence. –N. inability, disability; disablement, impuissance, imbecility, caducity; incapacity, inability; inaptitude, ineptitude; indocility; invalidity, inefficiency, incompetence, disqualification. blank cartridge, flash in the pan, dead letter, bit of waste paper, dummy; scrap of paper. inefficacy; failure. helplessness; prostration, paralysis, palsy, ataxia, apoplexy, syncope, sideration, deliquium, collapse, exhaustion, softening of the brain, emasculation, inaninition, senility; castrato, eunuch. cripple, old woman, muff, molly-coddle, milksop.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.