other words for helplessness
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Just as we would start to fall asleep, it would blare for a minute or two and then stop, and we were helpless to fix it.
In 1943, Austrian ethologist Konrad Lorenz proposed what he called “baby schema”—an evolutionary adaptation that encourages us to care for helpless infants.
“It’s a whole cycle of annoyance and feeling helpless and hopeless,” Eli said.
They are his appointed guardians, in the season of helplessness and inexperience.
There was, too, a certain air of helplessness about him, a primitive intensity almost painful.
My anxiety was no less than his, but my realization of our helplessness was complete.
Mr. Pelham found her helplessness and patience very pathetic.
She had many serious thoughts through these months of helplessness.
No, I should not like to do that; it would seem like taking an unfair advantage of her helplessness.
Thornton watched the color leave and a trace of helplessness cross her face.
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