un·​harmed | \ ˌən-ˈhärmd How to pronounce unharmed (audio) \

Definition of unharmed

: not harmed : safe, unscathed The missing boy was returned to his home unharmed. Film and paint companies are using computers to design dyes that will survive sunlight but leave humans unharmed.The New York Times

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According to a statement on the Worcester police website, the babies appeared unharmed. Laura Barcella, PEOPLE.com, "Railroad Engineer Finds 9-Month-Old Twin Boys Abandoned in Stroller Near Mass. Train Tracks," 5 July 2019 Oil prices plunged to a seven-month low as the Gulf Coast energy infrastructure appeared relatively unharmed after Hurricane Ike and traders bet that Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy could ignite a massive liquidation of commodities. WSJ, "Corrections & Amplifications," 11 Sep. 2018 Ghani was present at the venue but was unharmed, according to his campaign chief. Washington Post, "Authorities: Separate attacks in Afghanistan kill 48," 18 Sep. 2019 The Sheriff's Office also released a photo of the gun collected from the shooting scene.. Deputies later learned a toddler was in the vehicle who was unharmed, said Penzone. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Man fatally shot by Sheriff's deputy was suspect in Phoenix fire station shooting," 16 Sep. 2019 In theory, the cancer cells die, while normal cells are unharmed. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Brain cancer drug from San Diego’s Tocagen fails late-stage testing, shares dive," 12 Sep. 2019 Correa, 20, is in stable condition and is being treated at CHU Liege hospital in Belgium, while a third driver involved in the crash, Giuliano Alesi of France, was unharmed, according to the FIA. Fox News, "Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert killed in high-speed Belgian Grand Prix crash," 1 Sep. 2019 The three children, all under the age of 5, were unharmed, police said. Abigail Feldman, BostonGlobe.com, "Yarmouthport man charged with OUI after crashing into utility pole with children in car," 27 Aug. 2019 After the initial incident, both players were unharmed, but Arsenal have now confirmed (via The Mirror) that a 'further security incident' will mean the two players will miss the game whilst the police investigate. SI.com, "Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac to Miss Arsenal Season Opener After 'Further Security Incident'," 9 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unharmed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unharmed

: safe or unhurt : not harmed

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