What does defenseless mean?

Definitions for defenseless
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word defenseless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defenseless, defenceless(adj)

    lacking protection or support

    "a defenseless child"

  2. naked, defenseless(adj)

    having no protecting or concealing cover

    "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

  3. defenseless, defenceless(adverb)

    lacking weapons for self-defense

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

    without defense

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

Wiktionary

  1. defenseless(Adjective)

    Lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defenseless(adj)

    destitute of defense; unprepared to resist attack; unable to oppose; unprotected

How to pronounce defenseless?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say defenseless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defenseless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defenseless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of defenseless in a Sentence

  1. Asuncion Casasola:

    I don't care who is in government, they need to get their act together. They cannot leave women defenseless.

  2. 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.

  3. Patriarch Bartholomew I:

    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.

  4. Laurent Farre:

    In the United States I don't know if this would have happened, people would have been able to defend themselves because they are allowed to carry guns. We aren't, so we are defenseless. But we won't give in to fear. It's not an option.

  5. 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.

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