Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking strength or power; helpless and totally ineffectual.
  • adjective Lacking legal or other authority.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lacking power; weak; impotent; unable to produce any effect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of power, force, or energy; weak; impotent; not able to produce any effect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lacking sufficient power or strength.
  • adjective Lacking legal authority.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking power

Etymologies

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From power +‎ -less

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