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Synonyms for defenseless

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defenseless, defenceless(adj)

    lacking protection or support

    "a defenseless child"

    defenceless, naked

    armed, protected, invulnerable

  2. naked, defenseless(adj)

    having no protecting or concealing cover

    "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

    raw, au naturel(p), defenceless, nude, naked, bare

    invulnerable, protected, armed

  3. defenseless, defenceless(adverb)

    lacking weapons for self-defense

    defenceless, naked

    protected, invulnerable, armed

  4. defenseless, defenceless, defenselessly, defencelessly(adverb)

    without defense

    "the child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly"

    defenselessly, defencelessly, defenceless

    invulnerable, armed, protected

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. defenseless

    unsheltered, exposed, unguarded, unprotected, unarmed

    sheltered, guarded, fortified, defended, protected, armed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    defenceless, helpless, unarmed

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  1. Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore:

    What's regrettable is governing and forcing innocent people to be defenseless while allowing and inviting terrorists into our country knowing the murderous outcome, my strong message to you is its time Americans begin protecting America. Get armed, get trained get your head out if the sand and be prepared.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Today, with one clear voice, the United States of America calls upon the nations of the world to end religious persecution. Stop the crimes against people of faith, release prisoners of conscience. Repeal laws restricting freedom of religion and belief. Protect the vulnerable, the defenseless, and the oppressed.

  3. Robert Redfield:

    We are not defenseless against COVID-19, cloth face coverings are one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow and stop the spread of the virus -- particularly when used universally within a community setting. All Americans have a responsibility to protect themselves, their families, and their communities.

  4. Patriarch Bartholomew:

    Taking away the peace of a people, committing every act of violence, or consenting to such acts, especially when directed against the weakest and defenseless, is a profoundly grave sin against God.

  5. El Paso in which O'Rourke:

    The two seemed very connected to me in a very obvious way -- this manner of terrorizing people and trying to terrify the country about immigrants and Hispanics and people who are really the most vulnerable and the most defenseless in Las Americas, and I said, I want to be there. I want to go there. And I want to go anywhere where people are being kept down or made to be afraid.

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