Is there anything worse than watching someone you love have to suffer while you're helpless to do anything to help?
A person, a society and a country which is weak and helpless has no choice but to resort to violence.
I am a police captain and feel totally helpless as I am unable to help my city and my family.
In the face of such irresistible destruction, we all feel weak and helpless .
I felt frustrated and helpless and just wanted to see if there was anything I could do.
My colleague and I looked at each other and then dissolved into helpless laughter.
An American soldier had been murdered right in front of him, and he was helpless to do anything about it.
They are on the receiving end, or on the sidelines, feeling helpless and vulnerable.
Yet humanists should have the capability to defend the rights of the most helpless members of society.
I used to read it aloud to my little brother, and we'd collapse into helpless laughter.