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  1. helplessnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    impotence

  2. helplessnessnoun

    The state of being helpless.

    Synonyms:
    impotence

  3. helplessnessnoun

    A feeling of inadequacy or impotence.

    Synonyms:
    impotence

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. helplessness, weakness, impuissancenoun

    powerlessness revealed by an inability to act

    "in spite of their weakness the group remains active"

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness, failing

  2. helplessnessnoun

    the state of needing help from something

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness

  3. helplessnessnoun

    a feeling of being unable to manage

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, weakness

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#38445inefficiency
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#173706imbecility
#181826feebleness
#269750dulness

How to use helplessness in a sentence?

  1. Rhea Boyd:

    Providing a controlled space to understand what is going on and ways to process it will help children navigate the distressing emotions, helplessness and fear they may be experiencing.

  2. Mafuzur Rahman:

    The hopelessness, helplessness I see in their eyes -- they want to do the very best they can.

  3. Gulseli Karaduman:

    There has been no air support, nothing. For three days we've been living with this helplessness.

  4. Hu Jia:

    You can hear her fear, desperation and even breakdown in the audio clip, as her friends, we feel her pain and helplessness.

  5. Jaylen Brown:

    Denver coach Michael Malone said. I saw George Hill say in George Hill press conference, why are we even here ? Why are we doing this ? By being here were isolated and cant help where maybe we need to help. Its frustrating for a lot of players, a lot of coaches to be here. Torontos Normal Powell wondered if the images that TV viewers are seeing from the bubble, such as players wearing Black Lives Matter Matter warmup shirts, have become so familiar that that arent resonating anymore. Torontos Normal Powell starting to get washed out, he said. Players are trying to figure out not only how to revive them, but keep them going long after they leave the bubble. James has focused on the need to vote, not only in November but long after, no matter who wins the presidential election. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP But voting comes later. Players want actions they can do now. Bostons Jaylen Brown marched with protesters in Atlanta. Bostons Jaylen Brown said being in the bubble gives a feeling of helplessness, because Bostons Jaylen Brown isnt able to do that again. I do think the NBA has done a great job initially to kind of give us the platform to speak on certain things and things like that, but I do kind of do feel like it is kind of lessened as the playoffs have gotten started.


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