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unwounded Syllabification: un·wound·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈwo͞ondid/

Definition of unwounded in English:

adjective

Not hurt or injured.
Example sentences
  • ‘C'mon’, Vincent grabbed her unwounded arm and ran her outside to his car in the back.
  • The Japanese had built up earlier in the century an almost universal conviction that surrender was the unspeakable disgrace, for a fighting man; until very late in the war, hardly any of their troops surrendered unwounded.
  • Overall, more than five thousand of the attackers had been killed or wounded, many of the latter being taken prisoner, and in addition fifteen hundred unwounded prisoners had been taken.

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