unguarded


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un·guard·ed

 (ŭn-gär′dĭd)
adj.
1. Lacking protection or a guard; vulnerable: an unguarded gate.
2. Displaying, having, or feeling no wariness; incautious: an unguarded remark.

un·guard′ed·ly adv.

unguarded

(ʌnˈɡɑːdɪd)
adj
1. unprotected; vulnerable
2. guileless; open; frank
3. incautious or careless
unˈguardedly adv
unˈguardedness n

un•guard•ed

(ʌnˈgɑr dɪd)

adj.
1. not guarded; unprotected; undefended.
2. open; frank; guileless.
3. not cautious or discreet; careless.
[1585–95]
un•guard′ed•ly, adv.
un•guard′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unguarded - lacking protection or a guardunguarded - lacking protection or a guard; "an unguarded gate"; "his unguarded queen was open to attack"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
2.unguarded - displaying or feeling no wariness; "an unguarded remark"
unwary - not alert to danger or deception; "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

unguarded

adjective
1. unprotected, vulnerable, defenceless, undefended, open to attack, unpatrolled The U-boat entered in through a narrow unguarded eastern entrance.

unguarded

adjective
Inadequately protected:
Translations
غَيْر حَذِرغَيْر مَحْمي
neopatrnýnestřežený
tankeløsubevogtet
óvarinnóvarkár
nesaugomas
neaizsargātsneapsargātsnepiesardzīgs
nestrážený
düşüncesizihtiyatsızkorunmasızsavunmasız

unguarded

[ˈʌnˈgɑːdɪd] ADJ
1. (Mil etc) → indefenso, sin protección
2. (fig) (= open, careless) → descuidado; (= thoughtless) → imprudente
in an unguarded momenten un momento de descuido
I caught him in an unguarded momentlo pillé or (LAm) agarré (en un momento en que estaba) desprevenido

unguarded

[ˌʌnˈgɑːrdɪd] adj
(= unprotected) [luggage, place] → non surveillé(e)
(= careless) [comment, remark] → imprudent(e)
in an unguarded moment → dans un moment de relâchement

unguarded

adj
(= undefended)unbewacht
(fig: = careless) → unvorsichtig, unachtsam; to have unguarded conversationssich sorglos unterhalten; in an unguarded moment he …als er einen Augenblick nicht aufpasste or sich einen Augenblick nicht vorsah, … er …
(Tech: = unshielded) machineungeschützt, ohne Schutzvorrichtung

unguarded

[ʌnˈgɑːdɪd] adj
a. (Mil) → indifeso/a, sguarnito/a
b. (fig) (careless) → imprudente
in an unguarded moment → in un momento di distrazione

unguarded

(anˈgaːdid) adjective
1. without protection. The castle gate was never left unguarded.
2. careless. an unguarded remark.
References in classic literature ?
If you would only dismiss them from your heels, there might soon be treaties of peace and reconciliation between us." The Sheep, poor silly creatures, were easily beguiled and dismissed the Dogs, whereupon the Wolves destroyed the unguarded flock at their own pleasure.
We have been unguarded in forming this hasty engagement, but we must not complete the imprudence by ratifying it while there is so much reason to fear the connection would be opposed by those friends on whom you depend.
Why, see how perfectly unguarded they leave their craft, as though they were lying safe in their own hangars at home."
So swiftly had Ponta followed him, that a terrible swinging blow was coming at his unguarded jaw.
Hindbad was not a little surprised at this summons, and feared that his unguarded words might have drawn upon him the displeasure of Sindbad, so he tried to excuse himself upon the pretext that he could not leave the burden which had been entrusted to him in the street.
These princes alone have states and do not defend them; and they have subjects and do not rule them; and the states, although unguarded, are not taken from them, and the subjects, although not ruled, do not care, and they have neither the desire nor the ability to alienate themselves.
Only have I to let fall an unguarded word--for example, about geraniums--and at once you buy me some!
"The ship, or barque, or brig So-and-so, bound from such a port, with such and such cargo, for such another port, having left at such and such a date, last spoken at sea on such a day, and never having been heard of since, was posted to-day as missing." Such in its strictly official eloquence is the form of funeral orations on ships that, perhaps wearied with a long struggle, or in some unguarded moment that may come to the readiest of us, had let themselves be overwhelmed by a sudden blow from the enemy.
Bennigsen's note and the Cossack's information that the left flank of the French was unguarded were merely final indications that it was necessary to order an attack, and it was fixed for the fifth of October.
The one ray of light that cheered the wintry darkness streamed from the unguarded window of a lonely house, separated from the vicarage by the whole length of the church-yard.
Bennet, with more perseverance than politeness, protested he must be entirely mistaken; and Lydia, always unguarded and often uncivil, boisterously exclaimed:
'ARTFUL is she?--I saw she was giddy and vain--and now,' he added, after a pause, 'I can well believe she was artful too; but so excessively so as to assume an aspect of extreme simplicity and unguarded openness.