Helpless Synonyms and Antonyms

hĕlp'lĭs

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Synonyms for Helpless

The definition of incapable is not having the ability, strength or legal qualification to do something.
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The definition of feeble is someone who is weak or a half-hearted attempt or something that is faint or unconvincing.
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Helpless; feeble
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The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
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The definition of hopeless is a desperate or very sad person or thing, or something that is impossible to solve.
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Invalid is defined as not correct or provable or not legally recognized.
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Not physically or mentally fit or sound
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Not expert; unskilled.
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The definition of defenseless is someone or something completely vulnerable that has no form of protection or no means of protection.
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Lacking something; devoid; especially lacking money; poor, impoverished, poverty-stricken.
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The definition of futile is something that won't succeed or is unimportant.
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Lacking firmness of character or strength of will:
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Not protected or defended against injury, danger, loss, etc.
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Not gained or won; attended with defeat
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Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
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Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
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Inadequate; incompetent:
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The definition of involuntary is done not by choice, or something done by accident or automatically.
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The definition of numb is someone or something without feeling or unable to move.
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The definition of impotent is someone or something weak, ineffective or lacking power.
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Unable to act
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Antonyms for Helpless

The definition of independent is someone or something that is free from the influence or control of another.
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Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something.
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The definition of competent is a person or thing that is qualified to do something or adequate for a specific purpose.
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Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.
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(Usage Problem) Susceptible to action or treatment:
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Having or showing skill; expert.
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Displaying bravery and daring in the attempt of some task.
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Words Related to Helpless

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Hanging down.
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Having a disability, especially physical.
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Unskilled, lacking normally expected degree of ability.
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Not capable of accomplishing anything
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Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field:
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Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
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Lacking power or strength
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