Example sentences for: defenseless

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

  • 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."

  • 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."

  • 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 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.

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

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