powerless
I adjective abrogated, adynamic, asthenic, canceled, crippled, debilitated, decrepit, defenseless, deposed, disabled, disqualified, drooping, droopy, effete, emasculated, exhausted, faint, faintish, feeble, figurehead, flaccid, forceless, fragile, frail, futile, harmless, helpless, impotens, impotent, impuissant, inactive, inadequate, inapt, incapable, incapacitated, incompetent, indefensible, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inept, infirm, infirmus, inoperative, invalidus, languid, languishing, listless, lustless, marrowless, mightless, nerveless, nugatory, null and void, palsied, paralytic, paralyzed, pithless, pregnable, sapless, sickly, sinewless, spent, spineless, strengthless, submissive, superannuated, torpid, unable, unapt, unarmed, unavailing, unempowered, unendowed, unequipped, unfit, unfortified, uninfluential, unnerved, unqualified, unsteady, unstrengthened, unstrung, unsupported, useless, vigorless, vincible, weak, weaponless, without authority, without force, without vitality, yielding II index harmless, inactive, inadequate, ineffective, ineffectual, inept (incompetent), insipid, insubstantial, languid, nonsubstantial (not sturdy), null (insignificant), null (invalid), otiose, unable, untenable

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