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Adj.1.weaponless - without a weapon
unarmed - (used of persons or the military) not having or using arms; "went alone and unarmed"; "unarmed peasants were shot down"; "unarmed vehicles"
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Weaponless, desperate, stinging and aching from his superficial wounds and bruises, he had circled the forest slopes along deer-paths, crossed two canyons, and begun to descend the horse-trail he found in the third canyon.
To his utter disgust, the man, pursued by an armed countryside, found Harley Kennan, his latest victim, like the reporter, to be weaponless.
The dust hid him; only I was now weaponless, for the haft of my spear--it was but a light throwing assegai--broke in two, leaving nothing but a little bit of stick in my hand.
The boy frequently boiled with rage, but he was so weaponless, so completely in his father's power--there was no escape from this tyranny.
Summerlee was weaponless, but I was emptying my magazine as quick as I could fire, and on the further flank we heard the continuous cracking of our companion's rifles.
One of the return boys, in the bow of the whaleboat, made the peace sign with his palm extended outward and weaponless, and began to chirp in the unknown Su'u dialect.
Very little - as I know; but if evil men were not now and then slain it would not be a good world for weaponless dreamers.
He knew perfectly well that to pen 600 helpless and weaponless savages in a hole like rats in a trap and massacre them in detail during a stretch of a day and a half, from a safe position on the heights above, was no brilliant feat of arms.
We are along with our Kashmiri brothers in this hard time besides Indian government has crossed all the limits of atrocities on weaponless innocent Kashmiris and demanded the United Nations to take notice of atrocities of Indian government.
Speaking on the occasion Javeed Anwar Shaikh, Nadeem Shaikh, and others said that Kashmir is unbreakable part of Pakistan and Kashmiris are not alone in their struggle and it would be continued until its freedom adding we are along with our Kashmiri brothers in this hard time besides Indian government has crossed its all limits to do atrocities on weaponless innocent Kashmiris and who demanded the united nations to take notice of atrocities of Indian government, speakers said and added that Kashmir is backbone of Pakistan and Pakistan will continue its legal and moral support to powerless Kashmiris for larger interests of the innocent Kashmiris during their speech speakers strongly condemned the atrocities of Indian.
It went the way of most modern successful horror, by pitting weaponless innocents against something they can only run away from, or towards.
He said Palestinians have strong will and devotion to cause and that was the reason they were even fighting the occupiers being weaponless.