AskDefine | Define helplessness

Dictionary Definition



1 powerlessness revealed by an inability to act; "in spite of their weakness the group remains highly active" [syn: weakness, impuissance]
2 the state of needing help from something
3 a feeling of being unable to manage

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The state of being helpless.
  2. A feeling of inadequacy or impotence.


the state of being helpless
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