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  • 1 Powerless — «Powerless» Сингл Linkin Park из альбома Living Things …

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  • 2 Powerless — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Powerless puede hacer referencia a: Powerless, episodio de la serie de televisión Héroes. Powerless (Say what you want), tema musical de la cantante Nelly Furtado. Powerless, título de una serie limitada… …

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  • 3 powerless — powerless, impotent both mean unable to effect one s purpose, intention, or end. Powerless denotes merely lack of power or efficacy which is often temporary or relative to a specific purpose or situation {he suddenly found himself powerless to… …

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  • 4 Powerless — may refer to the following:* Powerless (Say What You Want), a song by Nelly Furtado * Powerless (Heroes), an episode of Heroes …

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  • 5 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] …

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  • 6 powerless — I adjective abrogated, adynamic, asthenic, canceled, crippled, debilitated, decrepit, defenseless, deposed, disabled, disqualified, drooping, droopy, effete, emasculated, exhausted, faint, faintish, feeble, figurehead, flaccid, forceless, fragile …

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  • 7 powerless — (adj.) early 15c., lacking might or fortitude, from POWER (Cf. power) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Powerlessly; powerlessness …

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  • 8 powerless — [adj] weak; unable blank, chicken*, debilitated, defenseless, dependent, disabled, disenfranchised, etiolated, feeble, frail, gutless, helpless, impotent, incapable, incapacitated, ineffective, ineffectual, inert, infirm, out of gas*, paralyzed,… …

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

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  • 10 powerless — [pou′ər lis] adj. without power; weak, feeble, unable, not empowered, etc. powerlessly adv. powerlessness n …

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  • 11 powerless — [[t]pa͟ʊə(r)ləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is powerless is unable to control or influence events. If you don t have money, you re powerless. ...political and economic systems that keep women poor and powerless. Syn: helpless Ant: powerful,… …

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  • 12 powerless — pow|er|less [ˈpauələs US ˈpaur ] adj unable to stop or control something because you do not have the power, strength, or legal right to do so →↑powerful ▪ He felt so powerless. powerless to do sth ▪ Local police were powerless to stop them doing… …

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  • 13 powerless — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, prove, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ leave sb …

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  • 14 powerless — adj. powerless to + inf. (she was powerless to help) * * * [ paʊəlɪs] powerless to + inf. (she was powerless to help) …

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  • 15 powerless — adjective (not before noun) unable to stop or control something because you do not have the power, strength, or legal right to do so: powerless to do sth: The fire was so big that firefighters were powerless to prevent it from spreading. (+… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 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 …

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  • 17 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; …

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  • 18 powerless — adjective a) Lacking sufficient power or strength. You are powerless to stop me b) Lacking legal authority. The traffic warden was powerless to stop me driving away …

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  • 19 powerless — pow|er|less [ paurləs ] adjective not able to control or prevent something: powerless to do something: She was powerless to stop him. ╾ pow|er|less|ness noun uncount …

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  • 20 powerless — UK [ˈpaʊə(r)ləs] / US [ˈpaʊrləs] adjective not able to control or prevent something powerless to do something: She was powerless to stop him. Derived word: powerlessness noun uncountable …

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