Definition of powerless
1 : devoid of strength or resources powerless victims
2 : lacking the authority or capacity to act was powerless to help
Examples of powerless in a sentence
I wish I could help you, but I am powerless in this situation.
First Known Use of powerless
POWERLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of powerless for English Language Learners
: having no power : unable to do something or to stop something
POWERLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of powerless for Students
: without power, strength, authority, or influence He was powerless to stop them.
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