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adjective helpless pronunciation in American English /ˈhelpləs/
  1. 1
    not able to do anything without help
    He looked helpless sitting there all alone.
    be/feel helpless to do something: I knew they were lying but I felt helpless to do anything about it.
  2. 2
    helpless laughter, tears, etc. are so strong that you cannot control them
    This witticism reduced both of them to helpless laughter.

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helplessly

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helplessness

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