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Definition of Helpless


  1. Destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant.
  2. Beyond help; irremediable.
  3. Bringing no help; unaiding.
  4. Unsupplied; destitute; -- with of.

Helpless Quotations

Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful.
Giles Andreae

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.
Brad Meltzer

Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
Robert Mugabe

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
Billy Graham
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Helpless Translations

helpless in Dutch is waar niet aan te doen valt, hulpeloos
helpless in German is hilflos, ratlos
helpless in Italian is impacciato, perplesso
helpless in Latin is inops
helpless in Spanish is desvalido

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