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Definition 1: without defense - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where defenceless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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Definition 2: lacking weapons for self-defense - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(defenceless is similar to ...) (used of persons or the military) not having or using arms

"went alone and unarmed" "unarmed peasants were shot down" "unarmed vehicles"

Definition 3: lacking protection or support - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where defenceless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a defenseless child

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(defenceless is similar to ...) susceptible to attack

"a vulnerable bridge"

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