What does helplessly mean?

Definitions for helplessly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helplessly, impotently, unable to help(adverb)

    in a helpless manner

    "the crowd watched him helplessly"


  1. helplessly(Adverb)

    Without protection or assistance.

    The fish flopped helplessly in the tiny remaining pool.

  2. helplessly(Adverb)

    Without the ability to help oneself.

    The rolled on the floor laughing helplessly.

  3. helplessly(Adverb)

    Without the ability to react actively.

    The spectators gaped helplessly as the balloon approached the power lines.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helplessly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helplessly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of helplessly

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