adjective \-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


adjective \-prə-ˈtek-təd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNPROTECTED

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


Next Word in the Dictionary: unprotestantize
Previous Word in the Dictionary: unprostituted
All Words Near: unprotected

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up unprotected? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More