adjective un·pro·tect·ed \-prə-ˈtek-təd\

: not guarded or kept from something that can cause harm or damage

of sexual activity : done without using anything (such as a condom) that can prevent unwanted pregnancy or the spread of disease (such as AIDS)

Full Definition of UNPROTECTED

:  lacking protection or defense <unprotected troops> <skin unprotected from the sun's rays>
:  performed without the use of birth control to prevent pregnancy; also :  performed without the use of a condom to prevent spread of sexually transmitted disease <unprotected sex>


  1. They're planning to build roads over thousands of acres of unprotected land.
  2. If your computer is unprotected, you're likely to get a virus.

First Known Use of UNPROTECTED

circa 1593
Medical Dictionary


adjective un·pro·tect·ed \-prə-ˈtek-təd\

Medical Definition of UNPROTECTED

:  not protected; especially :  performed without measures to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease <unprotected sexual intercourse>


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