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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking strength or authority.

Usage examples (37)
  • Justice without strength is powerless; strength without justice is tyrannical.
  • In fact, it would be very quiet, because the only action left to the powerless is complaint.
  • That he is, as a consequence, isolated and powerless is a problem that deserves our attention as well.
  • But, making congress – controlled by democarts by the way – all powerful and the president powerless is not helpful. for more
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