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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His family was unharmed, but still can’t return to their... Eric Sylvers, WSJ, "Italy Allows Illegal Homes to Be Rebuilt, Earthquake Zone or Not," 2 Mar. 2019 My professor, completely unharmed, continued teaching. Kate Gardner, SELF, "What It’s Like to Be So Sleep Deprived That You Hallucinate," 14 Feb. 2019 Montgomery police said all three people were found safe and unharmed. Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post, "Man, two children found after Montgomery County issues Amber Alert," 10 July 2018 Both victims were unharmed, and the man quickly called 911 after the suspects left. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Two Nevada County men held on $2 million bond after allegedly botching home invasion," 6 Mar. 2018 After an extensive four week search, Ajah Blackledge was located safe and unharmed Monday night in Sunrise, Florida when she was pulled over for a traffic violation, said Hoover police Lt. Keith Czeskleba. Carol Robinson, AL.com, "Missing Hoover teen Ajah Blackledge found safe, living in south Florida," 27 Feb. 2018 Although Free and Turney were unharmed, other YouTubers have died at the hands of obsessive fans. Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC News, "New Mexico man dead after breaking into YouTube stars Gavin Free and Megan Turney’s home," 14 Feb. 2018 Thankfully, the couple was unharmed, and the driver, Allen Wayne Miller, only sustained minor injuries. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "What That 'Fixer Upper' Car Crash Says About Waco & Your Favorite HGTV Show," 12 July 2017 Though reality star was unharmed, the thieves made off with nearly $10 million worth of jewelry. Chelsea Stone, Condé Nast Traveler, "Paris Tasks Soldiers With Protecting High-Profile Tourists at Fashion Week 2017," 24 Jan. 2017

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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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