Synonyms of defenceless in English:

defenceless


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adjective

1‘it is a disgrace that these thugs terrorized defenceless animals’

SYNONYMS

vulnerable, helpless, powerless, impotent, weak, frail

susceptible, easily damaged, easily hurt, easily wounded

rare impuissant, resistless

ANTONYMS

well protected, resilient

2‘scrapping the weapons would leave the country wholly defenceless’

SYNONYMS

undefended, unprotected, unguarded, unfortified, unshielded, unarmed, without arms, without defences

vulnerable, assailable, open to attack, wide open, open, exposed, endangered, in danger, in peril, in jeopardy, at risk, insecure

rare pregnable

ANTONYMS

well protected