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synonyms for unguarded

  • candid
  • indiscreet
  • offhand
  • spontaneous
  • accessible
  • artless
  • careless
  • casual
  • direct
  • foolhardy
  • frank
  • headlong
  • heedless
  • honest
  • ill-considered
  • impolitic
  • imprudent
  • impulsive
  • incautious
  • ingenuous
  • naive
  • rash
  • straightforward
  • unalert
  • uncircumspect
  • unconscious
  • undiplomatic
  • unpremeditated
  • unreflective
  • unthinking
  • unvigilant
  • unwatchful
  • unwise
  • vulnerable
  • weak

antonyms for unguarded

MOST RELEVANT
  • deliberate
  • planned
  • careful
  • cautious
  • thoughtful
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The new pool alarm system he’s just developed sends out several types of warnings when someone or something splashes into an unguarded pool.
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Piercing his cocoon of lies is one problem—the other is the fact that he left almost no evidence of his unguarded thoughts.
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Perhaps that’s why Levy is able to extract such unguarded answers from Lange and her family members.
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Prince Harry has been fortunate that reaction to his criticism of the First Amendment—he called this founding principle of the American constitution “bonkers” in an unguarded podcast chat—has not taken off and become a full-blown “thing.”
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The distribution of the Portuguese force was made wholly on the coast, while the land side was left totally unguarded.
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If therefore he should leave elevator shafts, or hatchways unguarded, he would be clearly liable for the consequences.
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Thereupon the fisherman rushed to save his cloak, and the fox bolted out at the unguarded door.
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He did not dare to call assistance; an unguarded word might have slipped out unawares.
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The route through the valley of La Belle was little known to Federals, and practically unguarded.
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They reached the foot of the rampart, and by the stairway of a tower that was left unguarded, they mounted onto the curtain-wall.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNGUARDED

  • assailable
  • defenseless
  • exposed
  • insecure
  • pregnable
  • prone
  • susceptible
  • unguarded
  • unprotected
  • weak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.