1 an unguarded remark, statement etc is one that you make carelessly without thinking of the possible effects
2 in an unguarded moment at a time when you are not paying attention to what you are doing or saying: In an unguarded moment, I told her I was leaving.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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