1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable.
2. Came to believe that a power greater than our self could restore us to sanity.
How can I define powerless in such a way that causes me to accept step 2?
3. You have asked a good question
Powerless: Synonyms: immobilized, toothless, helpless, incapable, weak, ineffective, feeble, defenseless