An attempt (often a woman) to make oneself look weak in order to manipulate someone else (usually a man) into doing something for their agency.
This usually involves investment by the helping counterpart, for if they are stupid, will lead into even more investment from their side in hopes of a return.
Lady: "The turn-in date is tomorrow. And I haven't even started the essay! Help me please. I don't know how to do it."
(actually helpless selfish spoiled person using hypoagency to shift her responsibility to someone else)
Male: "Let me do it for you."
(hopes she'll like him more after he slaves for her - ignorant to do the fact that he'll be discarded later when he'll make a single demand of her)