Example sentences for: defenseless

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

  • 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.

  • President Clinton calls our gun-free schools "safe zones," but this is a perverted idea of safety: Law-abiding students are defenseless while predatory juvenile delinquents, armed to the teeth, are free to roam.

  • Hussein coverage also dominates at the Post and the NYT . All the papers mull the Jordanian succession--the WP warns of "deep anxiety, here [in Jordan] and abroad, about the stability of the relatively small and defenseless kingdom."

  • And Lidie learns, learns, and learns her lesson: She's been selfish and . Desperate to escape the plantation where she's been recuperating but lacking the willpower, she has selfishly accepted the defenseless Lorna "as my reviver, felt the cool, firm sensation of her hand on my neck as a promise."

  • 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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