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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unable to manage independently; Unable to function; Lacking in or deprived of strength or power.

Usage examples (37)
  • Lying ill and helpless
  • He seemed a forgetful kind of gentleman, and his hands were what I call helpless hands, sir!
  • Shall we cease to teach our children that of all covetousness, that which would spoil the helpless is the most revolting?
  • He raged and raged at us, and ground his teeth in helpless fury. for more
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