: 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>
Examples of UNPROTECTED
- They're planning to build roads over thousands of acres of unprotected land.
- If your computer is unprotected, you're likely to get a virus.
First Known Use of UNPROTECTED
Related to UNPROTECTED
- defenseless, exposed, susceptible, undefended, unguarded, helpless, unresistant, vulnerable
- guarded, invulnerable, protected, resistant, shielded
Rhymes with UNPROTECTED
un·pro·tect·ed adjective \-prə-ˈtek-təd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: not protected; especially : performed without measures to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease <unprotected sexual intercourse>
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