unwounded

adjective

un·​wound·​ed ˌən-ˈwün-dəd How to pronounce unwounded (audio)
: not injured, hurt, or suffering from a wound : not wounded
unwounded by the fall

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Across Europe, the unwounded preferred that such men remove themselves from society. Los Angeles Times, 8 June 2022 Civil suits are the only means by which the unwounded victims of Parkland have standing, where they can be recognized as people who genuinely suffered from the actions of Cruz. Rafael Olmeda, sun-sentinel.com, 19 Oct. 2021 At daybreak, only 25 members of his company remained unwounded. Adam Bernstein, Washington Post, 22 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unwounded was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Unwounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unwounded. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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