unscathed

[uhn-skeythd]

adjective

not scathed; unharmed; uninjured: She survived the accident unscathed.

Nearby words

  1. unsavory,
  2. unsavoury,
  3. unsavvy,
  4. unsay,
  5. unsayable,
  6. unscented,
  7. unscheduled,
  8. unschooled,
  9. unscientific,
  10. unscramble

Origin of unscathed

1325–75; Middle English; see un-1, scathed

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British Dictionary definitions for unscathed

unscathed

adjective

not harmed or injured
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Word Origin and History for unscathed

unscathed

adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of scathe. Mainly in Scottish before 19c. Cf. Old Norse ostaðaðr, Swedish oskadad.

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