watchless

[woch-lis]
adjective
  1. not watchful or alert; lacking in vigilance: an irresponsible and watchless sentry.
  2. having no watch; without guards or sentries: We welcomed the watchless nights of peacetime.

Origin of watchless

First recorded in 1615–25; watch + -less
Related formswatch·less·ness, noun
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