Spanish translation of 'helplessness'
- (= powerlessness)
⇒ he threw up his hands in a gesture of helplessness
alzó las manos en un gesto de impotencia
⇒ the helplessness of the situation made her ill with worry
era una situación de impotencia tal que enfermó de preocupación
⇒ our helplessness against enemy aircraft
nuestra indefensión ante los aviones enemigos
Example Sentences Including 'helplessness'
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You say the words, but lately...' she gave a little shrug of helplessness.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
And then, in the middle of a windy night, the mournful cry with which black cat announces helplessness in the face of fate.ON CATS (2002)
In those weak fluttering hands had been nothing but innocence and helplessness.SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2002)
Trends of 'helplessness'
In Common Usage. helplessness is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of helplessness from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary