lacking in or deprived of strength or power
"lying ill and helpless"; "helpless with laughter"
unable to function; without help
unable to manage independently
"as helpless as a baby"
Unable to defend oneself or to act without help.
Origin: From helples, from *, equivalent to . Compare hulpeloos, hilflos, hjälplös.
destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant
beyond help; irremediable
bringing no help; unaiding
unsupplied; destitute; -- with of
Helpless is a play by Dusty Hughes which premièred at the Donmar Warehouse, London on March 2, 2000. It is set in England before, during, and after the 1997 general elections, which resulted in New Labour's landslide victory and in Tony Blair becoming Prime Minister.
The numerical value of helpless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of helpless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of helpless in a Sentence
It was such a helpless feeling.
Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.
It was embarrassing, degrading, i felt low, I felt helpless.
What a helpless feeling and high stress levels are now at our home.
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