Definition of “unguarded” - English Dictionary

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“unguarded” in British English

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unguardedadjective

uk /ʌnˈɡɑː.dɪd/ us /ʌnˈɡɑːr.dɪd/

not guarded or protected:

You shouldn't leave your bag unguarded like that.

If you make an unguarded remark or say something in an unguarded moment, you tell someone something that you would usually keep secret, sometimes in a way that shows bad judgment:

In an unguarded moment, I said that I didn't trust Charles.

(Definition of “unguarded” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)