weap·​on·​less ˈwe-pən-ləs How to pronounce weaponless (audio)
: lacking weapons : unarmed

Examples of weaponless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And when an assassin with a machine gun crashes into his apartment, a weaponless Bourne knows how to subdue the guy with a ballpoint pen. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, 15 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weaponless was before the 12th century

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“Weaponless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weaponless. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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