Definitions

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  • adj. Not fatal; from which death will not result.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not bringing death

Etymologies

non- +‎ fatal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The other ride-along I did was with a squad of guys whose job it is to look for witnesses in nonfatal shootings.

    Viewers to a Kill

  • The study linked the drug to possible risks of nonfatal stroke and kidney problems.

    Novartis to Cut 1,960 U.S. Jobs

  • 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.

    Massey Bashes Mine Regulator

  • In a separate report, the Labor Department said that the number of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses fell to 3.3 million last year from 3.7 million in 2008.

    Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

  • According to the National Crime Victimization Survey for 1993 to 1999, conducted by the Department of Justice, the annual rate of nonfatal, job-related, violent crime was 12.6 per 1000 workers in all occupations.

    DJ Jaffe: The Link Between Serious Mental Illness And Violence

  • Paramedics treated two people suffering from apparent drug overdoses, one on Friday and one on Saturday, bringing to four the number of nonfatal overdoses inside the camp, police said.

    Occupy Wall Street: Deaths At Occupy Camps Bring Pressure For Shutdown

  • Novartis, meanwhile, said it was stopping a large clinical trial of Tekturna on the advice of an independent safety monitoring board, which identified higher rates of nonfatal stroke, renal complications and other problems in patients taking Tekturna.

    AstraZeneca, Novartis Report Drug Setbacks

  • In weighing risks and benefits, "death generally trumps nonfatal bleeding in most people's mind," Dr. Gibson said.

    J&J Drug May Have New Role

  • While the shotgun blasts have been nonfatal, some have left devastating wounds.

    Anger, Anguish at Cairo Hospital

  • They focused on nonfatal injuries related to cribs, playpens and bassinets; information on injuries linked with specific models was not provided.

    Nearly 10,000 Babies A Year Suffer Crib Injuries

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