1. [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.
2. unarmed; used of persons or the military. armed
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: without defense; "the child was standing in the middle of
the crossfire, defenselessly" [syn: defenseless,
defenceless, defenselessly, defencelessly]