What does powerless mean?

Definitions for powerlessˈpaʊ ər lɪs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. powerless(adj)

    lacking power


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Philippe Candeloro:

    It was already too late. We were powerless.

  2. Ronal Reagan, 20 March 1981:

    Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    One finger is powerless, but five form a fist.

  4. Hammurabi:

    The first duty of government is to protect the powerless from the powerful.”

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!

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