De·fense·less, a. Destitute of defense; unprepared to resist attack; unable to oppose; unprotected. [Also spelled defenceless.]-- De*fense*less*ly, adv. -- De*fense*less*ness, n.
adj 1: lacking protection or support; "a defenseless child" [syn: defenceless]
2: having no protecting or concealing cover; "naked to mine
enemies"- Shakespeare [syn: naked]
3: lacking weapons for self-defense [syn: defenceless]
adv : without defense; "the child was standing in the middle of
the crossfire, defenselessly" [syn: defencelessly]