Synonyms of unprotected
1 vulnerableDictionary • an unprotected girl, going along that river walkway in the dark
vulnerable • criminals who prey on the more vulnerable members of our society
helpless • The children were left helpless.
defenceless • a leader who would leave the country isolated and defenceless
unarmed • Thirteen unarmed civilians died in that attack.
unguarded • The U-boat entered in through a narrow unguarded eastern entrance.
open to attack
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defencelessIf someone or something is defenceless, they are weak and unable to defend themselves properly.
• a leader who would leave the country isolated and defenceless
exposedIf a place is exposed, it has no natural protection against bad weather or enemies, for example because it has no trees or is on very high ground.
• This part of the coast is very exposed.
• The children were left helpless.
Thesaurus for unprotected from the Collins English Thesaurus
not protected or safe from trouble, harm, etc