undefended


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undefended

(ˌʌndɪˈfɛndɪd)
adj
not having people to provide resistance against danger, attack, or harm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undefended - not defended or capable of being defendedundefended - not defended or capable of being defended; "an open city"; "open to attack"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
Translations

undefended

[ˈʌndɪˈfendɪd] ADJ
1. (Mil etc) → indefenso
2. (Jur) [suit] → ganado por incomparecencia del demandado

undefended

adj town, goalunverteidigt; the case was undefendedin dem Fall wurde auf Verteidigung verzichtet
References in classic literature ?
You can be sure of succeeding in your attacks if you only attack places which are undefended.
When the supports attached to Tushin's battery had been moved away in the middle of the action by someone's order, the battery had continued firing and was only not captured by the French because the enemy could not surmise that anyone could have the effrontery to continue firing from four quite undefended guns.
I made sure the Argive heroes could not withstand us, whereas like slim-waisted wasps, or bees that have their nests in the rocks by the wayside--they leave not the holes wherein they have built undefended, but fight for their little ones against all who would take them--even so these men, though they be but two, will not be driven from the gates, but stand firm either to slay or be slain.
Shall we take the other side first and begin by arguing against ourselves; in this manner the adversary's position will not be undefended.
He felt very sorry for her--not exactly that he believed that she had completely lost her head, but because it was painful to hear so much that was pretty, and undefended, and natural assigned to a vulgar place among the categories of disorder.
A year after a wave of denial-of-service attacks knocked out major websites around the world, millions of unsecured printers, network gear and webcams remain undefended against attack across major European cities, a report published on Tuesday said.
Policy North has warned of "catastrophic" consequences for Newcastle Airport if it is left undefended against Scottish air travel tax cuts.
citizens who are considering crossing the world's longest undefended border to emigrate to Canada.
We know that this takes extra time and attention, but our vulnerable children's minds, hearts and psyches are too valuable to be left undefended from the excesses, deficiencies and effluences of bad and thus inimical television.
A car park was flooded, and water was creeping up to undefended homes.
Both crises, undefended communities and indefensible prejudice, are Labour moments.
For the first time in Europe, he says, an entire city was reduced to rubble by an aerial attack, and an attack on an undefended civilian population was conceived as a war experiment intended to measure the impact of the raid on the morale of the enemy by inflicting the maximum number of casualties and the greatest material damage.