unscarred

adjective
un·​scarred | \ˌən-ˈskärd \

Definition of unscarred 

: not scarred … into the next canyon—which turns out to be roadless, pathless, and surprisingly unscarred by human intrusion …— David Quammen … has survived every single onslaught he has ever faced, with his reputation unscarred.— Lawrence Weschler

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Leroy Sane was ruled out for six weeks after a horror tackle by Cardiff's Joe Bennett in the FA Cup while thankfully Kevin De Bruyne and Brahim Diaz were left unscarred despite West Brom's best attempts in the midweek Premier League fixture. SI.com, "Manchester City's Raheem Sterling Fears That Heavy Tackles Could Ruin Someone's World Cup Dream," 3 Feb. 2018 Few of the 20 presidential hopefuls – indeed few Liberians generally – emerged unscarred from the two civil wars that dragged across the 1990s and left the country in ruins. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "Liberia's election closes chapter of history – but for voters, past is present," 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unscarred

1597, in the meaning defined above

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