Sentence Examples


  • In the 12-step program, there is an element of admitting powerlessness over the addiction, surrendering to a higher power, and refraining from using the drug.
  • Some lastborns transfer this powerlessness into a personal asset by becoming the boss of the family, coyly eliciting or openly demanding their own way.
  • Other common emotions at this stage of development include loneliness, grief, anxiety, and a sense of powerlessness.
  • It is very remarkable that, in spite of the powerlessness of the confederacy, the last recorded event in its history is the steady loyalty of Tenedos, which gave money to Athens about 340 (Hicks and Hill, 146).
  • He sees with absolute clearness the powerlessness of the little realm against that great empire: the Assyrian must fall, and fall before Jerusalem, that Yahweh alone may appear to all the earth as the one true God, while all the idols appear as vain to help their worshippers.