verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of heal
Examples from the Web for unhealed
Three years after a short war between Russia and Georgia for control of the region, South Ossetia reveals its unhealed scars.
Nowadays, trendier issues have moved to the fore, but the scar remains, unhealed.
A dangerous hour, a perilous situation for the yet unhealed heart of Lionel Verner.Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood
She broke her vows and married another, and Heine carried through life an unhealed spiritual wound.
Remorse he felt none, for there was before his eyes the unhealed stump of Snarleyyow.Snarleyyow|Captain Frederick Marryat
The wounds inflicted by jade Fortune in these regards are yet unhealed.Lines in Pleasant Places|William Senior
Besides, he must stop this light banter, which was like drawing plaster off a sore and unhealed wound.Michael|E. F. Benson
British Dictionary definitions for unhealed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for unhealed (2 of 2)
- to treat (a wound, etc) by assisting in its natural repair
- to cure (a disease or disorder)
Word Origin for heal
Word Origin and History for unhealed
Old English hælan "cure; save; make whole, sound and well," from Proto-Germanic *hailjan (cf. Old Saxon helian, Old Norse heila, Old Frisian hela, Dutch helen, German heilen, Gothic ga-hailjan "to heal, cure"), literally "to make whole" (see health). Related: Healed; healing.