Lacking sufficient power or strength.
You are powerless to stop me
Lacking legal authority.
The traffic warden was powerless to stop me driving away.
destitute of power, force, or energy; weak; impotent; not able to produce any effect
The numerical value of powerless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of powerless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was powerless. Completely powerless, the hospital would not recognize David as my partner -- only as a 'friend.'.
Television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world and for being powerless to change it.
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquillity which religion is powerless to bestow.
How one dresses is very important, the garment is the presentation of ourselves to others. It's a world in which we have some authority. And by definition, women are considered as not having authority, as being powerless.
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Translations for powerless
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- machtlos, kraftlosGerman
- impotente, impotentesSpanish
- voimaton, heikkoFinnish
- tehetetlen, erőtlenHungarian
- impotente, impotentiItalian
- 脆い, 弱いJapanese
- nequiens, impotensLatin
- беспомощный, безвластный, бессильный, неправомочныйRussian
- obesnažen, nemoćan, nepravomoćanSerbo-Croatian
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