Definition of helplessness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

helplessness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhelpləsnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhelpləsnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the feeling of being unable to take care of yourself or do things without the help of other people; the feeling of being unable to do anything about a situation a feeling/sense of helplessness