"helpless" Definition

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

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Position in dictionary: 45408 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a., a.,
Words that start with "helpless": 1
Words that end with "helpless": 1
Words that contain "helpless": 1
Next words in dictionary: helpmate, helpmeet, helter-skelter, helve, helved, helvetian, helvetic, helvine, helving, helvite
Previous words in dictionary: helping, helpful, helper, helped, help, helotry, helotism, helot, helmwind, helmsmen

English Dictionary Definition of helpless

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