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Definition of "nonfatal" []

  • Not resulting in or capable of causing death (adjective)
  • Not fatal; from which death will not result. (adjective)

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Use "nonfatal" in a sentence
  • "The other ride-along I did was with a squad of guys whose job it is to look for witnesses in nonfatal shootings."
  • "The study linked the drug to possible risks of nonfatal stroke and kidney problems."
  • "It also said it reviewed nonfatal accidents at all its operations and found that the rate of accidents, which the company has highlighted as demonstrating its strong safety practices, needed to be revised upward by as much as 40% in the last three years but was still below national rates."