Main definitions of unpower in English

: unpower1unpower2

unpower1

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈpaʊə/

noun

rare
  • Lack of power or ability; weakness, helplessness. Also (in early use): lack of means, poverty.

    In 19th century chiefly English regional (south-western).

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. From un- + power.

Main definitions of unpower in English

: unpower1unpower2

unpower2

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈpaʊə/

verb

  • To deprive of power. Also (now chiefly): to reduce or stop the supply of power to (a machine, etc.); to power down.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From un- + power.