Definition of Defenselessly

1. Adverb. Without defense. "The child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly"




Definition of Defenselessly

1. Adverb. In a defenseless manner. ¹

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Definition of Defenselessly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defenselessly

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defense in abatement
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defenselessly (current term)
defenselessness
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Literary usage of Defenselessly

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1. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1884)
"Urged by secret orders from the King, the West-Saxons rose on St. Brice's Day and pitilessly massacred the Danes scattered defenselessly among them. ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"The defenselessly new and ignorant Temple Barholm was to her mother's mind a direct intervention of Providence, ..."

3. The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Masterpieces by Isidore Singer, William Guild Howard (1914)
"... without and within, food for the general prurience, tossed defenselessly upon the filthy floods of gossip, the centre of a fearful occurrence from which ..."

4. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"... admirable position on the borders of a morass, in which the foot-soldiers soon became entangled, and were for a time defenselessly exposed to the arrows ..."

5. Michelangelo's Medici Chapel: A New Interpretation by Edith Balas (1995)
"... theologians to clothe the divine mysteries in mathematical symbols and poetic images, lest they be exhibited defenselessly to the face of the vulgar. ..."

6. Richard Croker by Alfred Henry Lewis (1901)
"It seems a sinful and a devil's deed to betray a soul so defenselessly childlike and trusting. Be not aroused. Those false ones have been deluded; ..."

7. Michelangelo's Medici Chapel: A New Interpretation by Edith Balas (1995)
"... theologians to clothe the divine mysteries in mathematical symbols and poetic images, lest they be exhibited defenselessly to the face of the vulgar. ..."

8. Selected Articles on the Compulsory Arbitration of Industrial Disputes (1915)
"Meantime the helpless public must drift defenselessly along, suffering from evils for which - it is in no wise responsible, and from which there is no ..."

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