Helpless

Definition of Helpless

Help´less
a.1.Destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant.
How shall I then your helpless fame defend?
- Pope.
2.Beyond help; irremediable.
Some helpless disagreement or dislike, either of mind or body.
- Milton.
3.Bringing no help; unaiding.
Yet since the gods have been
Helpless foreseers of my plagues.
- Chapman.
4.Unsupplied; destitute; - with of.
Helpless of all that human wants require.
- Dryden.

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