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Meaning of POWERLESS

Pronunciation:  'pawurlis

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  lacking power

POWERLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: engulfed, feeble, flooded, helpless, incapacitated, inundated, low-powered, nerveless, overcome, overpowered, overwhelmed, swamped, weak
 Antonyms: powerful
 See Also: impotent, ineffective, ineffectual, uneffective



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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