Helplessly in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Helplessly

Without protection or assistance. | Without the ability to help oneself. | Without the ability to react actively.

Short Example Sentences for Helplessly

  • 1. Harry looked helplessly at her. 🔊
  • 2. And she could only helplessly blink at him. 🔊
  • 3. And he sank back helplessly on the chair. 🔊
  • 4. The farmer looked helplessly at his wife. 🔊
  • 5. The cattleman slumped helplessly together. 🔊
  • 6. And he looked back helplessly at the yacht astern. 🔊
  • 7. He gropes helplessly in a strange and unexplored realm. 🔊
  • 8. He gazed helplessly around as no response came. 🔊
  • 9. Bill nodded; he felt dizzy and helplessly weak. 🔊
  • 10. Anne sat down helplessly and looked at the weary figure opposite. 🔊
  • 11. Rhoda looked helplessly into the young man's face. 🔊
  • 12. The three brown men stood irresolutely and helplessly around the man. 🔊
  • 13. He was covered with blood, and flopped helplessly upon his broken wrists. 🔊
  • 14. And Polly looked helplessly from one to the other for comfort. 🔊
  • 15. The Editor looked helplessly around as if begging for response of some sort. 🔊
  • 16. Whispering Smith's hand fell helplessly on the table. 🔊
  • 17. When Warrington found Craig the man was helplessly intoxicated. 🔊
  • 18. Whereupon Robert Grant Burns rolled his eyes helplessly toward Gil Huntley. 🔊

How to use Helplessly in Sentences?

  • 1. Rhoda stood helplessly watching the battle as one watches the horrors of a nightmare. 🔊
  • 2. And it was this spirit which cried out helplessly in him through the insistent, inflammable flesh. 🔊
  • 3. She stood looking rather helplessly at the three little girls and the situation. 🔊
  • 4. And my soul was somewhere in tears, crying helplessly like an infant in the night. 🔊
  • 5. I looked helplessly after the girl, who had fled, incontinent, to the women at work in the field. 🔊
  • 6. The child's head drooped as helplessly as a baby's all the time, she was so overcome with sleep. 🔊
  • 7. I came to a long, tolerably wide corridor, and wandered helplessly past several closed doors. 🔊
  • 8. She was angry, helplessly angry at Harry that he had taken this moment for his stupid jealousy. 🔊
  • 9. Had Harding, faint with his wounds, wandered helplessly there till he fell to rise no more? 🔊
  • 10. Such consciousness as it possesses is that of being helplessly at the mercy of conflicting economic forces. 🔊
  • 11. She was actually far more comfortable while drifting thus helplessly before the gale than when battling through it. 🔊
  • 12. He saw some men struggling helplessly with a collapsible boat which they were trying to lower down on to the deck. 🔊
  • 13. Where the tempest drove them, there they helplessly wandered, and many men died from famine and exposure. 🔊
  • 14. She began patting her hands gently and helplessly together, and again she dropped her chin into them with her eyes lifted to the moon. 🔊
  • 15. It towered hundreds of feet over his head; he stared up at its top, squinting helplessly into the light. 🔊
  • 16. And he gave up; he helplessly gave up trying to find an excuse for asking to be set down again and allowed to go his lonely way. 🔊
  • 17. Our flywheel was on the ground, running helplessly round and round, screaming horribly, while both chauffeurs abused each other. 🔊