Definitions

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  • adj. Not defensive.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ defensive

Examples

  • Fuse 8 led me to Susan Patron's defense of The Higher Power of Lucky's Scrotum at PW online, and while it is admirably articulate and refreshingly undefensive, I am bothered by one line: "If I were a parent of a middle-grade child, I would want to make decisions about my child's reading myself."

    Bagging our principles

  • Not this morning, anyway, in his manager's office in L.A., where he seems -- given his reputation as a monosyllabic, recalcitrant interview -- remarkably affable and undefensive.

    Goodbye, Airhead

  • A Thai friend gave me an insight into this human characteristic many years ago when I remarked that Thais were completely undefensive about Westerners despite the economic backwardness of Thailand in those days.

    Archive 2005-09-04

  • Lord Newhaven was stretched in an easy but undefensive attitude on the heathery bank, with his hands behind his head.

    Red Pottage

  • He is surprisingly undefensive given the barrage that's been aimed at his institution from many in the UK recently.

    BBC News - Home

  • When you talk about Alphas being relaxed, undefensive, their flexibility, not taking women seriously: all stems from THEIR natural being - they are capable, above-average men.

    Roissy in DC

  • I’ll be curious to see if they stay civil and undefensive and also what they think about the direction of technology.

    All Things D : #comments

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