Her novels are not, as some insist on thinking, the helplessly romantic effusions of a repressed spinster.
Rather than helplessly obeying the dictates of management, workers are obliged to do what union bosses tell them.
When it came to paying it back, he was helplessly and horribly bedridden.
She is helplessly oblivious to what is going on between Iago and Othello.
It is very difficult to sit by helplessly while a friend is imprisoned for a crime that is too implausible to comprehend.
He went to the spot and saw one of our officers, helplessly lying before him.
He was hopelessly, helplessly, fascinated by the woman in front of him.
Mona looked about her helplessly, her heart sinking right down, down.
Before the antiseptic spray ceased, Mryna was helplessly naked.
Miss Seldon hovered about helplessly and wanted to know what she could do.