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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Help·less, a.
 1. Destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant.
    How shall I then your helpless fame defend?   --Pope.
 2. Beyond help; irremediable.
    Some helpless disagreement or dislike, either of mind or body.   --Milton.
 3. Bringing no help; unaiding. [Obs.]
 Yet since the gods have been
 Helpless foreseers of my plagues.   --Chapman.
 4. Unsupplied; destitute; -- with of. [R.]
    Helpless of all that human wants require.   --Dryden.
 -- Help*less*ly, adv. -- Help*less*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly"
            [syn: impotently, unable to help]