unharmed

adjective
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

Examples of unharmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The man’s wife was also inside the house, but was unharmed, Haobsh said. Michael Williams, SFChronicle.com, "San Mateo police investigating suspected murder-suicide," 9 Nov. 2020 There also was reportedly a 2-year-old child, who was unharmed, in the home at the time. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, "Florida man shoots, kills pregnant wife, thinking she was home invader: reports," 6 Nov. 2020 Caesar's companion, a younger alpaca named Fuzzy Charlie, escaped and was found unharmed. Mark Thiessen, Star Tribune, "Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca," 23 Sep. 2020 An 11-year-old boy who walked away from a state facility in South Salt Lake has been found unharmed. Norma Gonzalez, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Missing 11-year-old boy found," 20 Sep. 2020 The two boys, a 2-year-old toddler and a six-month-old baby, were found unharmed a short time after the car was taken, the county police said. Washington Post, "Local digest: Cyclist crossing street dead after he was intentionally hit by car, police say," 5 Sep. 2020 The three adults’ bodies were found burned in the van, and the child was found unharmed on the porch of a nearby house. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, "3 suspects charged in connection with deaths of Central Florida couple found burned in car," 1 Sep. 2020 The child was found unharmed inside the car, police said. Hollie Silverman, CNN, "A 1-year-old is back with his mom after being abducted from his stroller at gunpoint," 30 Aug. 2020 Daniel Lee Wiemann, 53, of Centuria, Wis., the driver of the pickup, was also unharmed, along with passenger Joleen Rae Wiemann, 58. Katy Read, Star Tribune, "Two die in overnight crashes on Minnesota roads," 31 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unharmed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unharmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unharmed. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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unharmed

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English Language Learners Definition of unharmed

: safe or unhurt : not harmed

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