noninjury

adjective

non·​in·​ju·​ry ˌnän-ˈinj-rē How to pronounce noninjury (audio)
-ˈin-jə-
1
: not involving or causing injury
a noninjury traffic accident
2
: not caused by injury
noninjury neck pain
noninjury noun
pain caused by noninjury

Examples of noninjury in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Starting wide receivers Tyler Boyd (concussion) and Tee Higgins (hamstring), linebacker Jordan Evans (hamstring) and cornerback Darius Phillips (noninjury reasons) were limited. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 31 Dec. 2020 In a separate news conference Tuesday, the Indiana State Police said that its investigation concluded that Reed was armed and had fired his gun twice, and the firearm was believed to have been used in two noninjury drive-by shootings in Indianapolis before May 6. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2020 Campbell, who played 23 snaps in his return Tuesday, was listed as a noninjury absentee for Thursday’s practice. Childs Walker, baltimoresun.com, 11 Dec. 2020 Gregory would be the second Cowboys starter to miss the Chargers game for noninjury reasons. Michael Gehlken, Dallas News, 13 Sep. 2021 Running back Mark Ingram II missed his second straight day with an illness, while starting defensive tackle Brandon Williams had the day off for noninjury reasons. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 31 Dec. 2020 Rashod Hill returned to practice Thursday after missing Wednesday for noninjury related purposes. Mark Craig, Star Tribune, 3 Dec. 2020 Defensive back-linebacker Anthony Levine Sr., a special teams standout, was absent as well for noninjury reasons. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 18 Nov. 2020 Defensive end Calais Campbell and cornerback Jimmy Smith missed Wednesday’s session for noninjury reasons. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 5 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of noninjury was in 1922

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“Noninjury.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noninjury. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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