Grammar Patterns

ADJ against n

The 'defenceless' group

These adjectives indicate that someone or something cannot defend themselves against harm.
The Celts were left in possession of Britain but almost defenseless against the impending Anglo-Saxon attack.
He appears powerless against the corrupt politicians.
  • defenceless
  • defenseless
  • helpless
  • impotent
  • powerless
  • unprotected
  • vulnerable
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