In a thoroughly corrupt world, power may be the only interesting thing and powerlessness the only attractive thing.
Adding to the feeling of powerlessness for the woman is that Cosby is a beloved celebrity.
“I was worried our family would get torn apart,” Desirae recalled of her adolescent sense of powerlessness and desperation.
I understand the powerlessness, confusion, and sickening despair.
For her part, Melissa shows the frustration and powerlessness of a woman devoted to a man she no longer understands – or trusts.
The offer to sit by Perez was almost involuntary on her part, merely a sign of her sense of powerlessness against him.
"If I could only do anything to help," cried Polly, oppressed with her own powerlessness.
It exists by virtue of habit and indifference, aided by a conviction of its powerlessness.
It was heart-breaking to her to realise her powerlessness, when he could so easily empty his purse.
The Department, which is disposed to resist, has its hands tied and confesses its powerlessness.