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exposed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of exposed

  1. 1 being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm <without our immune systems we'd be exposed to all sorts of deadly infections> Synonyms endangered, liable, open, sensitive, subject (to), susceptible, vulnerableRelated Words likely, prone; uncovered, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unscreened, unsecuredNear Antonyms covered, guarded, protected, safeguarded, screened, secured, sheltered, shielded, wardedAntonyms insusceptible, invulnerable, unexposed, unsusceptible

  2. 2 lacking a usual or natural covering <the exposed electrical wires were a safety hazard> Synonyms bald, bare, denuded, naked, open, peeled, stripped, uncoveredRelated Words displayed, revealed; hairless, shaven; disrobed, unclad, unclothed, undressed; furless, skinned; divested; unprotectedNear Antonyms mantled; overgrown, overrun, overspread; bearded, hairyAntonyms covered

  3. 3 lacking protection from danger or resistance against attack <the soldiers were so exposed in the open field that they were the proverbial sitting ducks> Synonyms defenseless, helpless, susceptible, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unresistant, vulnerableRelated Words indefensible, untenable; uncovered, unsafe; overcome, preyed (on or upon); disarmed, passive, resistless, unarmed; feeble, frail, weak; abandoned, high and dry, maroonedNear Antonyms defensible; covered, fortified, safe, screened, secure, sheltered; armed, armored; immune, impenetrable, impregnable, invincible, strong, unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable; almighty, omnipotentAntonyms guarded, invulnerable, protected, resistant, shielded




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