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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a brief usually trivial fact

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