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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. lacking protection or support;
- Example: "a defenseless child"
[syn: defenseless, defenceless]

2. having no protecting or concealing cover;
- Example: "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare
[syn: naked, defenseless]

3. lacking weapons for self-defense;
[syn: defenseless, defenceless]


ADVERB (1)

1. without defense;
- Example: "the child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly"
[syn: defenseless, defenceless, defenselessly, defencelessly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Defenseless \De*fense"less\, a. Destitute of defense; unprepared to resist attack; unable to oppose; unprotected. [Also spelled defenceless.]-- De*fense"less*ly, adv. -- De*fense"less*ness, n. [1913 Webster] 2. unarmed; used of persons or the military. armed [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

defenseless adv 1: without defense; "the child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly" [syn: defenseless, defenceless, defenselessly, defencelessly] adj 1: lacking protection or support; "a defenseless child" [syn: defenseless, defenceless] 2: having no protecting or concealing cover; "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare [syn: naked, defenseless] 3: lacking weapons for self-defense [syn: defenseless, defenceless]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "defenseless": abandoned, aidless, bare-handed, deserted, desolate, fatherless, forlorn, forsaken, friendless, godforsaken, guardless, guideless, helpless, homeless, kithless, leaderless, motherless, outcast, pregnable, unarmed, unarmored, unattended, uncovered, undefended, unfortified, unfriended, ungarrisoned, unguarded, unprotected, unscreened, unsheltered, unshielded, unsuspecting, untenable, unwarned, unwatched, vulnerable, weaponless