Sentence Examples


  • Fear didn't dictate her mood—it was a sense of resignation and total helplessness, as if she'd been sucked into a black hole of bureaucracy where she'd remain forever.
  • As she walked, the fear and helplessness uncoiled, loosening their grip on her chest.
  • A feeling of helplessness and panic welled up in him as he strained his eyes against the darkness.
  • She hadn't stopped to let herself think about how much this week had hurt, knowing her cousins were in danger, the sense of helplessness she'd been fighting.
  • Chief of the cardinal virtues is humility, a confession of our own helplessness and submission to God.

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