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Synonyms for powerless
ˈpaʊ ər lɪspow·er·less

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. powerless

    Synonyms:
    contemptible, despicable, feeble, harmless, helpless, weak

    Antonyms:
    dangerous, formidable, redoubted, terrible, tremendous

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. powerlessadjective

    lacking power

    Antonyms:
    mighty, ruling, all-powerful, omnipotent, strong, puissant, muscular, almighty, coercive, compelling, powerful, reigning, regent(ip), potent, regnant

Editors Contribution2.0 / 1 vote

  1. unempowered

    a lack of: ability, capacity, authority.

    paul was made powerless by his boss's refusal to sign the letter of authorisation.

    Submitted by rinat on February 22, 2016  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. powerlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    impotent, weak

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "powerless":

    impotent, helpless, defenceless, powerlessness, incapable, unable, weak

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3646unable
#4981weak
#14453harmless
#19578helpless
#20455incapable
#30704powerless
#31313feeble
#47706despicable
#51065impotent
#73354powerlessness
#79651contemptible
#107376defenceless

How to use powerless in a sentence?

  1. The DNC:

    Campaigns and state parties are not powerless in the fight against online disinformation.

  2. Coralie Pring:

    This might be because poor people feel powerless to stand up against a corrupt official, or because rich people use their connections to avoid paying such bribes.

  3. Philippe Candeloro:

    It was already too late. We were powerless.

  4. Lucy Flores:

    You don't expect that kind of intimacy from someone so powerful and someone who you just have no relationship whatsoever to touch you and to feel you and to be so close to you in that way, so I frankly just didn't even know how to react. I was just shocked. I felt powerless. I felt like I couldn't move. I just didn't even know how to process it.

  5. Kate Upton:

    Paul Marciano used Paul Marciano power to make me feel insecure and powerless, but I ’m not going to let Paul Marciano intimidate me anymore., these men think they are untouchable, but times are changing.


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