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Synonyms for helplessness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helplessness, weakness, impuissance(noun)

    powerlessness revealed by an inability to act

    "in spite of their weakness the group remains active"

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness, failing

  2. helplessness(noun)

    the state of needing help from something

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness

  3. helplessness(noun)

    a feeling of being unable to manage

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness

Wiktionary

  1. helplessness(noun)

    The state of being helpless.

    Synonyms:
    impotence

  2. helplessness(noun)

    A feeling of inadequacy or impotence.

    Synonyms:
    impotence

  3. helplessness(noun)

    Synonyms:
    impotence

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8215failing
#10957weakness
#11794inability
#12669distress
#19210impotence
#19578helpless
#20444stupidity
#29658incompetence
#31904incapacity
#38445inefficiency
#48812hopelessness
#49680helplessness
#73354powerlessness
#76733awkwardness
#173706imbecility
#181826feebleness
#269750dulness

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