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helpless

  

      adj  
1    unable to manage independently  
2    made powerless or weak  
they were helpless from so much giggling     
3    without help  
  helplessly      adv  
  helplessness      n  
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helpless

  
1    abandoned, defenceless, dependent, destitute, exposed, forlorn, stranded, unprotected, vulnerable, wide open  
2    debilitated, disabled, feeble, impotent, incapable, incompetent, infirm, paralysed, powerless, unfit, weak  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    invulnerable, safe, secure, well-protected  
2    able, capable, competent, equipped, fit, hardy, healthy, hearty, mighty, powerful, robust, solid, strong, sturdy, thriving, tough  

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