AskDefine | Define powerless

Dictionary Definition

powerless adj : lacking power [syn: weak] [ant: powerful]

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  1. Lacking sufficient power or strength.
    You are powerless to stop me
  2. Lacking legal authority.
    The traffic warden was powerless to stop me driving away.


lacking sufficient power or strength
lacking legal authority

Extensive Definition

Powerless may refer to the following:
powerless in Dutch: Powerless

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