- Antonyms of GUARDED
heedless, incautious, bold, indiscreet, unwary, thoughtless, impetuous, inattentive, unintentional, absentminded, lax, asleep, inconsiderate, neglectful, reckless, unplanned, brash, negligent, forgetful, regardless, remiss, careless, venturesome, unguarded, imprudent, inadvertent, rash, unsafe, injudicious, unmindful.
- Examples of usage:
- Should he get turned on his back it would be all over with him; but he carefully guarded against such a fatal catastrope. - "Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
- Instead, he asked her in a guarded voice- " You are as busy as ever?" - "Delia Blanchflower" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
- His mother asked a few carefully guarded questions. - "Cap'n Warren's Wards" by Joseph C. Lincoln