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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.
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unguarded

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

adjective
1. unprotected, vulnerable, defenceless, undefended, open to attack, unpatrolled The U-boat entered in through a narrow unguarded eastern entrance.
2. careless, rash, unwary, foolhardy, thoughtless, indiscreet, unthinking, ill-considered, imprudent, heedless, incautious, undiplomatic, impolitic, uncircumspect He was tricked by a reporter into an unguarded comment.
careless guarded, careful, cautious, wary, diplomatic, discreet, prudent, cagey (informal)
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unguarded

adjective
Inadequately protected:
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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
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unguarded

[ˌʌnˈgɑːrdɪd] adj
(= unprotected) [luggage, place] → non surveillé(e)
(= careless) [comment, remark] → imprudent(e)
in an unguarded moment → dans un moment de relâchement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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unguarded

[ʌnˈgɑːdɪd] adj
a. (Mil) → indifeso/a, sguarnito/a
b. (fig) (careless) → imprudente
in an unguarded moment → in un momento di distrazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

unguarded

(anˈgaːdid) adjective
1. without protection. The castle gate was never left unguarded.
2. careless. an unguarded remark.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Every parent knows that all it takes is but a split second of inattention, miscommunication, unguardedness, and little ones are away in an instant, gone to explore the wonders of their little worlds.
Akiga's truthfulness sometimes borders on crudeness and unguardedness as he volunteers information that appears to compromise the integrity of the culture.
His clothes, like the bridle, are ill-fitting, his unguardedness mirroring that of the pony as both seem depressed in their lack of vitality.