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synonyms for powerlessly

  • abandonedly
  • defenselessly
  • dependently
  • feebly
  • involuntarily
  • weakly
  • willy-nilly
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How to use powerlessly in a sentence

There was nothing to do, it seemed, but powerlessly to await what destiny would bring forth.
THE BORDER BOYS ACROSS THE FRONTIERFREMONT B. DEERING
Lad reared to meet him, opposing his mighty chest to the charge and snapping powerlessly with his close-locked mouth.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
As in a dream, Yanson resisted bluntly, powerlessly, and was dragged out of the car silently.
THE SEVEN WHO WERE HANGEDLEONID ANDREYEV
The flashes from the great chieftain's eyes had recoiled powerlessly from their imperturbable smile.
LOUISA OF PRUSSIA AND HER TIMESLOUISE MUHLBACH
Bullets do not spare the heads of kings, and swords do not glance off powerlessly from their sacred persons.
LOUISA OF PRUSSIA AND HER TIMESLOUISE MUHLBACH
His appeal seems to have glanced powerlessly upon the iron reticence of Maurice, and the Advocate took his departure disheartened.
THE LIFE OF JOHN OF BARNEVELD, 1614-23, VOLUME II.JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY
Her large dark eyes flashed powerlessly; her shape appeared to have narrowed; her tongue, too, was a feeble penitent.
DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He tried to lift his hand to the place where he had been hit, but it sank powerlessly.
THE COMING CONQUEST OF ENGLANDAUGUST NIEMANN
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WORDS RELATED TO POWERLESSLY

  • abandonedly
  • defenselessly
  • dependently
  • feebly
  • involuntarily
  • powerlessly
  • weakly
  • willy-nilly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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