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powerless

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adjective pow·er·less \-ləs\

Simple Definition of powerless

  • : having no power : unable to do something or to stop something

Full Definition of powerless

  1. 1 :  devoid of strength or resources <powerless victims>

  2. 2 :  lacking the authority or capacity to act <was powerless to help>

pow·er·less·ly adverb
pow·er·less·ness noun

Examples of powerless

  1. <I wish I could help you, but I am powerless in this situation.>



15th Century

First Known Use of powerless

15th century



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