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What is the opposite of helpless?

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Opposite of vulnerable, unable to defend oneself against attack
Opposite of not having the power to influence people or events
(colloquial) Opposite of physically weak
“I would love to play a strong and heroic character again if given another chance.”
Opposite of having been subjected to oppression
Opposite of feeling, or appearing, pitifully sad or miserable
Opposite of being in a disadvantaged or compromised state
“Mr. Jones, I will listen to your demands as you appear to be in an advantageous position compared to where I stand.”
Opposite of completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
Opposite of weak and unable to support oneself
“My grandfather insisted on being self-reliant and refused company despite his infirmity.”
Opposite of feeling or causing despair
“When I heard the helicopters above, I was optimistic about our chances of being found.”
Opposite of beyond all hope
“He is a receptive kid, so trying to get him to stop drinking fizzy drinks is a promising cause.”
Opposite of not capable of being redeemed
“Now, I know it's just a character, but I could not find anything redeemable in him as a human being.”
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