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.

  • The frightening thing about labor soft money is that on the merits of the issues, the GOP is defenseless.

  • Upon admission to the bar, every Colorado lawyer must recite the Lawyer's Oath, which states in part: "I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or the oppressed."

  • 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."


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