What is the opposite of defenceless?

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Adjective
(resilient) Opposite of without defence or protection
Adjective
(guarded) Opposite of without defence or protection
Adjective
Opposite of lacking sufficient power or strength
Adjective
Opposite of defenceless and lacking weapons or armour
Adjective
Opposite of exploitable or vulnerable
“She was protected from the treacherous invasion of the paparazzi by her bodyguard of fifteen years, who had served her well throughout her career.”
Adjective
Opposite of dangerous
Adjective
Opposite of completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
Adjective
Opposite of weak and unable to support oneself
“My grandfather insisted on being self-reliant and refused company despite his infirmity.”
Adjective
Opposite of susceptible to being attacked or compromised
“Most retailers move data off their Internet server after receiving it so it will be inaccessible to hackers.”
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