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. powerlessadjective

    lacking power

Wiktionary

  1. powerlessadjective

    Lacking sufficient power or strength.

    You are powerless to stop me

  2. powerlessadjective

    Lacking legal authority.

    The traffic warden was powerless to stop me driving away.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Powerlessadjective

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

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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. 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!

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.

  3. The DNC:

    Campaigns and state parties are not powerless in the fight against online disinformation.

  4. Mark Parkinson:

    Our worst fears have come true as Covid runs rampant among the general population, and long term care facilities are powerless to fully prevent it from entering due to its asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic spread.

  5. Luis Fernando Arias:

    He hoped his people would be helped and they could return to the jungle. He spoke at the Constitutional Court about the Nukak's plight. But nothing happened, others like him feel impotent, powerless to solve the problems their people face, and have taken their own life.

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