unarmed

[ uhn-ahrmd ]
/ ʌnˈɑrmd /

adjective

without weapons or armor.
not having claws, thorns, scales, etc., as animals or plants.
(of an artillery shell) not armed.

Origin of unarmed

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at un-1, armed

Definition for unarmed (2 of 2)

unarm

[ uhn-ahrm ]
/ ʌnˈɑrm /

verb (used with object)

to deprive or relieve of arms; disarm.

Origin of unarm

First recorded in 1300–50, unarm is from the Middle English word unarmen. See un-2, arm2
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British Dictionary definitions for unarmed (1 of 2)

unarmed

/ (ʌnˈɑːmd) /

adjective

without weapons
(of animals and plants) having no claws, prickles, spines, thorns, or similar structures
of or relating to a projectile that does not use a detonator to initiate explosive action

British Dictionary definitions for unarmed (2 of 2)

unarm

/ (ʌnˈɑːm) /

verb

a less common word for disarm

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