What is the opposite of unguarded?

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Opposite of without protection or a guard
Opposite of careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
Opposite of honest and straightforward in speech or behavior
Opposite of acting or done without proper thought or consideration
Opposite of excessively ready to believe things
“He plays a shrewd businessman who buys struggling companies, then breaks them up and sells the pieces.”
Opposite of lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgment
“Susan was well-educated and worldly as a child.”
Opposite of frank, honest or blunt in manner
“Avery said it in an indirect way to let Aira know she knew Aira was completely smitten.”
Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
Opposite of speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly
“Aware of the potential for ridicule, or for having their sanity questioned, protesters, are naturally reticent about discussing these experiences.”
Opposite of unable to defend oneself or to act without help
Opposite of acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
“She accepts his illness as genuine, and not a premeditated ploy to win her favors.”
Opposite of being (alone) by oneself
(of an object) Opposite of without the usual covering or protection
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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