What does the word helpless mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Helplessly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Unable to help oneself; feeble.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Beyond remedy.

Usage examples for helpless

  1. You seemed such a poor, helpless sort of creature. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Green was helpless, and he knew it. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  3. There was no means of feeding these thousands of helpless ones. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat