Example sentences for: defenseless

How can you use “defenseless” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • d) Is a capable adult, not--as her advocates claim--a naive child, defenseless against the president's wiles.

  • The law in Northern Colorado remains as complex as it is anywhere else, but the willingness of attorneys to take on pro bono work in defense of the "defenseless or oppressed" appears to be exemplary.

  • "I can really understand why a poor, defenseless little organization like the National Association of Broadcasters would feel threatened by a big powerful academic like me," says Ornstein.

  • Trying to fit in with the "cool" kids, she seems heartbreakingly defenseless.

  • Pro-lifers reply that "civil rights" should be extended not to women seeking abortions but to their fetuses, "the most defenseless members of the human family."

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