un·​harmed | \ˌən-ˈhärmd \

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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There was substantial damage to the top of the ATM, but the cash remained unharmed and secure. Thomas Leavy, CBS News, "Dynamite used in attempted robbery of an ATM in Philadelphia," 21 June 2018 The individual emerged from the incident unharmed, according to an official. Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News, "Midair plane crash over Alaska turns deadly, officials say," 13 June 2018 The boy, the subject of an early-morning missing-child alert, was found physically unharmed at Jefferson Frankford Hospital. Joseph A. Gambardello, Philly.com, "Man suspected in abduction of boy, 2, in Frankford surrenders to police," 26 June 2018 Defense lawyer Katia Kolakowska expressed disappointment that the court did not take into account that Ayling emerged from the ordeal physically unharmed. Washington Post, "Kidnapper’s conviction seen as vindication for UK model," 11 June 2018 Johnson and her family, who have relocated to a motel for the time being, were away from the home when the fire started and appear to be physically unharmed. Mahita Gajanan, Time, "Roy Moore Accuser Tina Johnson Loses Home in Possible Arson Attack," 5 Jan. 2018 Markwood walked away from the collision physically unharmed after making an emergency landing at Anchorage's Lake Hood. Laurel Andrews, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska pilot killed in midair crash remembered as respected flight instructor," 15 June 2018 Defense lawyer Katia Kolakowska, expressed disappointment that the court did not take into account that Ayling emerged from the ordeal physically unharmed. Colleen Barry, chicagotribune.com, "Man gets over 16 years in prison for kidnapping U.K. model," 11 June 2018 The woman fought and was able to escape unharmed at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday on Prairie Park Nature Trail near 31st Street. Katie Bernard, kansascity, "Woman fights off man who tried to abduct her on Lawrence trail, police say," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of unharmed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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