English-German translation for "helpless"

"helpless" German translation

helpless
adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • hilflos, ratlos
    helpless unable to know what to do, vulnerable
    helpless unable to know what to do, vulnerable
examples
  • hilflos, ohne Hilfe
    helpless without anyone or anything to help
    helpless without anyone or anything to help
  • unnütz
    helpless useless obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    helpless useless obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
to rendersomebody | jemand sb helpless (unconscious)
jemanden hilflos (bewusstlos) machen
to rendersomebody | jemand sb helpless (unconscious)
wounded and thence helpless
wounded and thence helpless
Hier stehen wir normalerweise; wir stehen an der Zapfsäule und wir fühlen uns irgendwie hilflos.
Here we are normally; we're standing at the gas pump, and we're feeling kind of helpless.
Source: TED
Das menschliche Wesen wird schutzlos und in einem Zustand völliger Abhängigkeit geboren.
Humans are born helpless and in a state of dependence.
Source: Europarl
Die Aufmerksamkeit für die hilflosen Sudanesen darf nicht nachlassen.
People must not lose interest in the helpless Sudanese.
Source: Europarl
Die haitianische Bevölkerung fühlt sich ziemlich hilflos.
The Haitian population feels quite helpless.
Source: Europarl
Wir sind den Lobbyisten gegenüber hilflos ausgeliefert.
We have been made helpless in the face of the lobbyists.
Source: Europarl
Wir stehen hilflos einer Situation gegenüber, die wir in der Vergangenheit aus Afghanistan kannten.
We stand helpless, faced by a situation like we once faced in Afghanistan.
Source: Europarl
Sind wir als Eltern hilflos?
Are we, as parents, helpless?
Source: Europarl
Heißt das nun, wir können nichts tun, wir müssen tatenlos zusehen?
Does all this mean that we are helpless, that all we can do is sit and watch?
Source: Europarl
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