unguarded

  • 1 unguarded — index careless, helpless (defenseless), improvident, imprudent, indefensible, lax, open (accessible) …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 unguarded — 1590s, not furnished with a guard, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of GUARD (Cf. guard). Sense of not on one s guard, not taking heed is attested from 1630s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 unguarded — [adj] thoughtless; unwary accessible, artless, candid, careless, casual, direct, foolhardy, frank, headlong, heedless, honest, ill considered, impolitic, imprudent, impulsive, incautious, indiscreet, ingenuous, naive, offhand, rash, spontaneous,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 unguarded — ► ADJECTIVE 1) without protection or a guard. 2) not well considered; careless …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 unguarded — [un gär′did] adj. 1. having no guard; unprotected 2. without guile or cunning; open 3. careless; thoughtless; imprudent unguardedly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Unguarded — Infobox Album | Name = Unguarded Type = Album Artist = Amy Grant |250px Released = May 15, 1985 Recorded = Caribou Ranch, Nederland, CO Genre = Gospel/Christian Length = 43:33 Label = Myrrh/A M Producer = Brown Bannister Reviews = * Allmusic… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 unguarded — unguardedly, adv. unguardedness, n. /un gahr did/, adj. 1. not guarded; unprotected; undefended. 2. open; frank; guileless: an unguarded manner. 3. exposed to attack or capture by the opponent without recourse by the player, as a card, chess… …

    Universalium

  • 8 unguarded — [[t]ʌ̱ngɑ͟ː(r)dɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ after v, v link ADJ, ADJ n If something is unguarded, nobody is protecting it or looking after it. I should not leave my briefcase and camera bag unguarded. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n If you do or say something in an… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 unguarded — un|guard|ed [ʌnˈga:dıd US a:r ] adj 1.) an unguarded moment a time when you are not paying attention to what you are doing or saying ▪ In an unguarded moment, he admitted that he wanted to quit his job. 2.) an unguarded remark, statement etc is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 unguarded — un|guard|ed [ ʌn gardəd ] adjective 1. ) an unguarded place or object is not watched or protected by anyone 2. ) saying or doing something without thinking first: unguarded moment: In an unguarded moment, Iris had told him how she felt …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 unguarded — adjective 1 an unguarded remark, statement etc is one that you make carelessly without thinking of the possible effects 2 in an unguarded moment at a time when you are not paying attention to what you are doing or saying: In an unguarded moment,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 unguarded — UK [ʌnˈɡɑː(r)dɪd] / US [ʌnˈɡɑrdəd] adjective 1) an unguarded place or object is not watched or protected by anyone 2) saying or doing something without thinking first unguarded moment: In an unguarded moment, Iris had told him how she felt …

    English dictionary

  • 13 unguarded — adjective 1) an unguarded frontier Syn: undefended, unprotected, unfortified; vulnerable, insecure, open to attack 2) an unguarded remark Syn: careless, indiscreet, incautious, thoughtless, rash …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 unguarded — adjective Date: circa 1593 1. vulnerable to attack ; unprotected 2. free from guile or wariness ; direct, incautious < unguarded remarks > • unguardedly adverb • unguardedness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 unguarded — adj. Unguarded is used with these nouns: ↑moment …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 unguarded — /ʌnˈgadəd/ (say un gahduhd) adjective 1. not guarded; unprotected; undefended. 2. incautious; imprudent; characterised by carelessness or indiscretion: a confession made in an unguarded moment. 3. open; guileless; candid. 4. Chess, Cards, etc.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 unguarded — adj. 1 incautious, thoughtless (an unguarded remark). 2 not guarded; without a guard. Derivatives: unguardedly adv. unguardedness n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 unguarded — adjective a) Having no guard or protection; vulnerable. b) Displaying a lack of caution or thought …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 unguarded — Synonyms and related words: arbitrary, artless, asleep, bare handed, bluff, blunt, born yesterday, broad, brusque, candid, capricious, careless, childlike, confiding, culpably negligent, defenseless, derelict, direct, downright, explicit, exposed …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 unguarded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inadvertent, thoughtless, incautious; with one s guard down; not guarded. See danger, inattention. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. thoughtless, frank, careless, unwary, heedless, offhand, casual,… …

    English dictionary for students


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