defenseless[ dih-fens or especially for 7, 9, dee-fens ]SEE DEFINITION OF defenseless
Synonyms for defenseless
- hands tied
- in line of fire
- like a clay pigeon
- like a sitting duck
- on the line
- on the spot
- out on limb
- up the creek
- wide open
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFENSELESS
And all this had to come through their defenseless interpreter—me.
That meant they knew where Earth was, and how defenseless the planet was to their form of attack.
I shouldn't say that shooting a defenseless man answers that requirement.
But in his eyes there was no look of the defenseless: only a light of passionate contempt.
"You're a coward, to strike a defenseless man," said Mr. Baxter contemptuously.
Conrad, overawed, had fallen into a trembling stupor; Grace was defenseless.
And facing it, seemingly unarmed and defenseless, were the slender, fragile Wyverns.
The woman now seemed to him small, defenseless, like a child.
A terrible world, in which you'll be a naked, soft, defenseless thing.
I thank you, sir, for your chivalrousness in turning a defenseless woman into ridicule.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DEFENSELESS
- down and out
- in the dumps
- weighed down