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 ?
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."
You can be sure of succeeding in your attacks if you only attack places which are undefended.You can ensure the safety of your defense if you only hold positions that cannot be attacked.
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.
"The NPA, as a non-state armed group, deliberately attacked an 'undefended area', as it is not a military compound.
"A lot of people remained undefended. Disabled people, for example, will not go to medical examination due to bad sight.
Srebrenica was left undefended with the strategic thought that, if the Serbs attacked an undefended town, surely that would cause NATO and the UN to agree that NATO air strikes against the Serbs were justified.
"One could say space, undefended or undeterred from aggression, could be considered our Achilles's heel," Tory Bruno of United Launch Alliance says.
In a portrait photograph at the exhibition Lincoln Kirstein's Modern, which opens Friday at MoMA and runs through June 15, Walker Evans caught the youthful, undefended eyes of his subject.
"I can't comprehend when we secure other places like banks and the state Capitol with armed security, that we leave completely undefended the buildings that house our most precious commodity," Michigan Representative Gary Glenn (R) says.
In the French Revolution, the mob stormed La Salpetriere and ravished the undefended women, even killing them.