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>
lacking a usual or natural covering <the exposed electrical wires were a safety hazard>
lacking protection from danger or resistance against attack <the soldiers were so exposed in the open field that they were the proverbial sitting ducks> Related Words indefensible
, high and dry
Near Antonyms defensible
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