Twelve-step programs are described as predominantly male organizations which force female members to accept self-abasement , powerlessness and external focus, and reject responsibility.
Human beings are powerless before nature.
She’s weak, powerless.
A mere human.
A Czech proverb states that against the beastly human being even the gods are powerless.
Inflation has plagued the economy for years, and the government seems powerless to stop it.
A coalition government is sometimes somewhat powerless because it can’t do much without angering some interests within the group.
Sigmund Freud once suggested that men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea.
They become powerless when they oppose it.
Clive James once noted that television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world, and for being powerless to change it.
This may be overwhelming — a daunting reality that could render us feeling powerless.
And once you’ve been reviewed you will be powerless to remove yourself from the system.
Leslie began the series a powerless civil servant who was an object of derision and/or pity.
Workers in Chattanooga fear for their jobs, and many feel powerless without union representation.
And he has a groundbreaking new prescription for how to relate: the power of powerless communication.