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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dependent manner; In a manner without power.

Usage examples (34)
  • The crowd watched him helplessly
  • I called helplessly, not wanting to say aloud the title of the poem.
  • "Tessibel," he called helplessly, under his breath, but Tessibel did not hear.
  • I get tired of the finger pointing at the junta as if they are operating all alone while the world stands "helplessly" by. for more
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