What does helplessness mean?

Definitions for helplessness
help·less·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helplessness, weakness, impuissance(noun)

    powerlessness revealed by an inability to act

    "in spite of their weakness the group remains active"

  2. helplessness(noun)

    the state of needing help from something

  3. helplessness(noun)

    a feeling of being unable to manage

Wiktionary

  1. helplessness(Noun)

    The state of being helpless.

  2. helplessness(Noun)

    A feeling of inadequacy or impotence.

How to pronounce helplessness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say helplessness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helplessness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helplessness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of helplessness in a Sentence

  1. Hu Jia:

    You can hear her fear, desperation and even breakdown in the audio clip, as her friends, we feel her pain and helplessness.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Selfishness is the biggest form of helplessness as it makes the person blind so much that he fails to search his true self for being always in the lurch.

  3. Stephanie Bonne:

    There is a feeling of helplessness like you're trying and trying, you're trying to push against the system, and yet the patients just keep coming and coming.

  4. Agnieszka Sieradzka:

    The most interesting in these portraits are eyes -- a very strange helplessness, prisoners created portraits because the desire to have an image was very strong.

  5. Doug French:

    We've seen the needle move from flawlessness in the '50s to absolute helplessness in the '90s and now we kind of want the needle to come back down the center where it should be, we're not Superman, but we're not idiots either.

Images & Illustrations of helplessness

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