HyperDic: powerlessness

English > 1 sense of the word powerlessness:
NOUNattributepowerlessness, impotence, impotencythe quality of lacking strength or power
powerlessness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > powerlessness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble.
Synonymsimpotence, impotency
Narrowerhelplessness, weakness, impuissancepowerlessness revealed by an inability to act
ineffectiveness, ineffectualness, ineffectualitylacking the power to be effective
paper tigerThe nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
uninterestingnessinability to capture or hold one's interest
unpersuasivenessinability to persuade
voicelessnessHaving no voice in the management or control of affairs
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositepower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Adjectivespowerlesslacking power

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