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synonyms for defenselessness

  • disclosure
  • hazard
  • liability
  • publicity
  • risk
  • vulnerability
  • acknowledgment
  • airing
  • baring
  • betrayal
  • confession
  • denudation
  • denunciation
  • display
  • divulgence
  • exhibition
  • giveaway
  • introduction
  • jeopardy
  • manifestation
  • nakedness
  • openness
  • peril
  • presentation
  • revelation
  • showing
  • susceptibility
  • unfolding
  • unmasking
  • unveiling
  • divulging
  • exposé
  • laying open
  • susceptiveness
  • susceptivity
  • vulnerableness

antonyms for defenselessness

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  • certainty
  • safety
  • secret
  • surety
  • concealment
  • cover
  • hiding
  • protection
  • covering
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How to use defenselessness in a sentence

Utter defenselessness is accordingly, sometimes, a greater protection than an armor of steel.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESARJACOB ABBOTT
The cynic of a moment ago had dropped suddenly into a sleep of more than childish weakness and defenselessness.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Then he's in a pickle to free his weapon again before one of the messy-looking devils takes advantage of his defenselessness.
MEN IN WARANDREAS LATZKO
I love you enough to respect your defenselessness, but I can not let you go to be, perhaps, another's.
THE GAY ADVENTURERICHARD BIRD
We've got to be wolves and prey upon the poor lamb in her moment of defenselessness.
ELSIE MARLEY, HONEYJOSLYN GRAY
And men, as they grow gross and impudent, abuse and offend their defenselessness.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CARDINAL TRAITS;CLARK S. BEARDSLEE
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