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English word defenseless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English defense.

Defenseless etymology ?

Defenseless detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-less English (eng) Lacking (something); without (something).
defense English (eng) (government, military) Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.. (obsolete) A prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.. (team, _, sports) A strategy and tactics employed to prevent the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.. (team, _, sports) The portion of a team dedicated to preventing the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.. An argument in [...]
defenseless English (eng) Lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack.

Words with the same origin as defenseless

Descendants of -less
breathless clueless countless fearless flawless hopeless meaningless merciless needless penniless pointless priceless regardless relentless ruthless selfless senseless sleepless thoughtless timeless toothless topless useless wireless