defenselessness :

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  • n  the property of being helpless in the face of attack

  • Their talk can be caustic, their clashes sharp, their belligerent defenselessness vivid.
  • Of course the Blue Army defending Berlin was theoretically trounced mangled by the invading Red Army, "thus demonstrating the absolute defenselessness of our capital .
  • And the sparsity of novels, the great carriers of the reality principle, may help to explain German defenselessness in the face of National Socialism.

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