Definition of Defenselessness

1. Noun. The property of being helpless in the face of attack.




Definition of Defenselessness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being defenseless; vulnerability. ¹

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Definition of Defenselessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defenselessness

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Literary usage of Defenselessness

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1. Social Conscience: Or, Homocracy Versus Monocracy in Story, Verse and Essay by Adam Abet (1920)
"... OF defenselessness Anti-military arguments to which the foregoing is but a microscopically small contribution are so convincing that they convince some ..."

2. The Legal Protection of Woman Among the Ancient Germans by William Rullkoetter (1900)
"He then accounts for the higher wergeld as emphasizing the defenselessness of woman.7 In the first place it is not a matter of assumption, ..."

3. The Neurotic Constitution: Outlines of a Comparative Individualistic by Alfred Adler (1917)
"The dream is another form of this effort, equal to a compromise, inasmuch as it covers as in sleep, the defenselessness and consequent feeling of ..."

4. Proceedings of the Conference on International Relations: Held at Cornell by World Peace Foundation (1916)
"defenselessness as applied to this country is a relative term. ... But our defenselessness is exactly proportionate to the superior equipment of other ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"... of our possible displeasing of them, of our weakness and defenselessness against them—all this is hypothesis, but hypothesis which offers no barriers, ..."

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