unguarded moment


unguarded moment
instant of forgetfulness

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • unguarded — un|guard|ed [ʌnˈga:dıd US a:r ] adj 1.) an unguarded moment a time when you are not paying attention to what you are doing or saying ▪ In an unguarded moment, he admitted that he wanted to quit his job. 2.) an unguarded remark, statement etc is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unguarded — un|guard|ed [ ʌn gardəd ] adjective 1. ) an unguarded place or object is not watched or protected by anyone 2. ) saying or doing something without thinking first: unguarded moment: In an unguarded moment, Iris had told him how she felt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • unguarded — UK [ʌnˈɡɑː(r)dɪd] / US [ʌnˈɡɑrdəd] adjective 1) an unguarded place or object is not watched or protected by anyone 2) saying or doing something without thinking first unguarded moment: In an unguarded moment, Iris had told him how she felt …   English dictionary

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