What does powerless mean?

Definitions for powerless
ˈpaʊ ər lɪspow·er·less

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word powerless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. powerless(adj)

    lacking power

Wiktionary

  1. powerless(Adjective)

    Lacking sufficient power or strength.

    You are powerless to stop me

  2. powerless(Adjective)

    Lacking legal authority.

    The traffic warden was powerless to stop me driving away.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Powerless(adj)

    destitute of power, force, or energy; weak; impotent; not able to produce any effect

How to pronounce powerless?

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How to say powerless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of powerless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of powerless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of powerless in a Sentence

  1. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

  2. Erin Thompson:

    This sends a very important propaganda message for ISIS, they are using, essentially, the media to convey to potential recruits this idea that the West is powerless to defend against ISIS' destruction of things that are so important to us.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A lion or a tiger does not need bodyguards; only the weak and the coward need warriors to protect him! A king needs an army and soldiers, because he is weak and powerless. Wherever you see someone protected; there, you will see either the weak or the coward! Strong fist does not require defenders! Shining sword is not in need of protection!

  4. Kate Upton:

    Paul Marciano used Paul Marciano power to make me feel insecure and powerless, but I ’m not going to let Paul Marciano intimidate me anymore., these men think they are untouchable, but times are changing.

  5. Gigi Sohn:

    The FCC is powerless. All they have is the chairman picking up the phone and begging [internet service providers] to do something good, but theres no way that they could actually enforce it.

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