watchless

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:
1615–25; watch + -less

watchlessness, noun
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