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Synonyms for defenseless
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  1. defenseless

    Synonyms:
    unsheltered, exposed, unguarded, unprotected, unarmed

    Antonyms:
    sheltered, guarded, fortified, defended, protected, armed

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  1. defenseless, defencelessadjective

    lacking protection or support

    "a defenseless child"

    Synonyms:
    defenceless, naked

    Antonyms:
    armed, protected, invulnerable

  2. naked, defenselessadjective

    having no protecting or concealing cover

    "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

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

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable, protected, armed

  3. defenseless, defencelessadverb

    lacking weapons for self-defense

    Synonyms:
    defenceless, naked

    Antonyms:
    protected, invulnerable, armed

  4. defenseless, defenceless, defenselessly, defencelesslyadverb

    without defense

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

    Synonyms:
    defenselessly, defencelessly, defenceless

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable, armed, protected

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "defenseless":

    defenceless, helpless, unarmed

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How to use defenseless in a sentence?

  1. Robert Redfield:

    We're not defenseless, this virus has a very significant weakness, it can't swim 7 feet.

  2. Gloria Barghi:

    I just told my husband, I said, 'Call it mother's intuition.' I just want to see if he's OK,' i pulled up the app. I picked it up right when the lead teacher was assaulting the first victim. It was intentional. It was thought out. It was malicious … these are defenseless little kids. Empty classroom or lecture hall (iStock).

  3. Korean Central News Agency:

    (Kim) said everyone should remember that it is the (ruling) partys core plan and unwavering determination to build a powerful force strong enough to discourage any forces from daring to provoke us and to leave any opponent defenseless against our Juche weapons of absolute power even in situations of physical clashes.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. ... We have truly entered the century of the educated man.

  5. Orlando Police Chief John Mina:

    I have seen the video of Markieth Loyd executing Lt. Debra Clayton while she lay defenseless on the ground. She was given no chance to live. A cop killer – who also killed his pregnant girlfriend should not be given a chance, the heinous crimes that he committed in our community are the very reason we have the death penalty as an option under the law.


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