maimed maimed  /ˈmeɪmd/


  1. (n) people who are wounded
  2. (adj) having a part of the body crippled or disabled



  1. Larger fish are impaled on the screens and killed or maimed.
  2. In fact, he was a terrorist who lost his sight and was maimed when a bomb he was making exploded.
  3. Ambulances and private cars ferried maimed and disfigured victims for emergency treatment to Tarragona, Valencia and 120 miles northeast to Barcelona.


  • Jack McEarchern did it all at Silver Springs

    John "Jack" McEarchern Jr. has lost track of how many times he was killed, maimed or speared during filming of Lloyd Bridges' "Sea Hunt" TV series at Silver Springs.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Ocala Star-Banner


  1. "I gave blood. I saw many maimed people with no legs or hands," said Ghassan Salim, a 40-year-old Yazidi teacher who went to a hospital to donate blood. "Many of the wounded were left in the hospital garage or in the streets because the...
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Izzadine Saleem Source: FOXNews

  2. "Your lack of compassion and common sense in choosing to put this image of their maimed and stricken child on the front page of multiple American newspapers is appalling," Gates said. "The issue here is not law, policy or constitutional right...
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: AFP

  3. Lord Boyce, who was chief of the defence staff in 2003, told BBC Breakfast: "I feel that he (Mr Brown) has let the armed forces down by not appointing a secretary of state who is full-time. When you have got people who have been killed and maimed in...
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Lord Boyce Source: ic Wales

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