- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. inadvertent, thoughtless, incautious; with one's guard down; not guarded.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. thoughtless, frank, careless, unwary, heedless, offhand, casual, imprudent, unwise, impulsive, ill-considered, candid, ingenuous, naive, unconscious, incautious, headlong, impolitic, spontaneous, unreflective, unpremeditated.Ant. deliberate*, cautious, wary.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.1. unprotected exposed, vulnerable, defenseless, unwatched, unpatrolled, assailable.2. open honest, sincere, genuine, frank, candid, artless, aboveboard, straightforward, ingenuous.ANT.: 1. protected, guarded, defended. 2. guarded, discreet, self-censoredIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Inadequately protected: insecure, unprotected, unsafe. See SAFETY.
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