HELP'LESS, adjective Without help in one's self; destitute of the power or means to succor or relieve one's self. A person is rendered helpless by weakness, or want of means.
An infant is helpless
1. Destitute of support or assistance.
How shall I then your helpless fame defend?
2. Admitting no help; irremediable. [Not used.]
3. Unsupplied; destitute.
Helpless of all that human wants require. [Not used.]