AskDefine | Define helplessly

Dictionary Definition

helplessly adv : in a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly" [syn: impotently, unable to help]

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English

Etymology

helpless + -ly

Pronunciation

  • , /ˈhɛlpləsli/, /"hElpl@sli/

Adverb

helplessly
  1. In a manner of having no help.
  2. In a manner of not being able to help.

Translations

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