powerlessly
adverb see powerless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • powerlessly — powerless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ without ability, influence, or power. DERIVATIVES powerlessly adverb powerlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Powerlessly — Powerless Pow er*less, a. Destitute of power, force, or energy; weak; impotent; not able to produce any effect. {Pow er*less*ly}, adv. {Pow er*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • powerlessly — See powerless. * * * …   Universalium

  • powerlessly — adverb in a powerless manner …   Wiktionary

  • powerlessly — paÊŠÉ™(r)lɪslɪ adv. helplessly, impotently, while incapacitated; ineffectively, without producing results, ineffectually …   English contemporary dictionary

  • powerlessly — pow·er·less·ly …   English syllables

  • powerlessly — adverb in a powerless manner • Derived from adjective: ↑powerless * * * adverb see powerless * * * powˈerlessly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑power …   Useful english dictionary

  • powerless — powerlessly, adv. powerlessness, n. /pow euhr lis/, adj. 1. unable to produce an effect: a disease against which modern medicine is virtually powerless. 2. lacking power to act; helpless: His legs crumpled, and he was powerless to rise. [1545 55; …   Universalium

  • powerless — adjective Date: 15th century 1. devoid of strength or resources < powerless victims > 2. lacking the authority or capacity to act < was powerless to help > • powerlessly adverb • powerlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Red Nails — s original short stories.Art by Margaret Brundage.] Infobox short story name = Red Nails title orig = Red Nails translator = author = Robert E. Howard country = USA language = English series = Conan the Cimmerian genre = Fantasy published in =… …   Wikipedia

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