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- adj. Without defence; undefended.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as defenseless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking protection or support
- adv. without defense
- adj. lacking weapons for self-defense
They were both outsiders, social lightning conductors, defenceless from the start.
Thank your relationship to my sister that I punish you no further, and learn that to use other men's arms to strike the defenceless is a stain upon nobility. '
Justice Minister Brigitte Mabandla was on Wednesday accused of grossly violating the human rights of 384 "defenceless" prisoners by refusing to consider and process their applications for presidential pardons.
Sanco said in a statement that it condemned the use of violence to remove "defenceless" people.
Stepmum Tara Jefferson jailed for whipping girl with dog lead A STEPMOTHER who "deliberately and systematically" whipped a young "defenceless" girl with a dog lead because she was angry with her then partner has been jailed.
A heroin addict who stabbed a '' defenceless '' student to death during a burglary has been jailed for a minimum of 26 years.
Ottoway man Trevor Bond jailed for cutting dog's throat AN Ottoway man who slit the throat of a "defenceless" dog has been the first to be jailed in South Australia since new animal cruelty legislation was introduced in 2008.
Even when she talks Touko out of her Drama Club doramaz, it's her 'defenceless' look that gets out her kouhai's dere-dere.
A former security adviser to Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams wept as he recalled being warned he and his "defenceless" family could be murdered by IRA assassins.
He said facial injuries appeared to have been inflicted when the detainees were being held down or were "defenceless".