[ US /ˈmeɪm/ ]
[ UK /mˈe‍ɪm/ ]
  1. injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation
    people were maimed by the explosion
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How To Use maim In A Sentence

  • Tea has 4000 years of History and very few associated Deaths or maimings whilst H&S has knocked countless souls in catatonic stupification with its idiocy. Nanny Knows Best « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • This problem, which has vexed Jewish philosophers since Philo Judaeus, had recently received elaborate treatment by Maimonides. Gersonides
  • He said it made sense to swap the deer for the geese, since the male deer at the zoo would fight among themselves and kill or maim each other.
  • During this time Kissinger needlessly prolonged U.S. war-making in which 20,853 Americans were killed and an officially U. S.-estimated 7,860,013 Indochinese were murdered, maimed or made homeless. Fred Branfman: Hillary Clinton's Promoting Kissinger: An Insult to History
  • I think the common law term would be "maiming" rather than assault. "Ciomu's case is a dangerous precedent for all Romanian doctors."
  • You may thank your lucky stars that you were just slightly hurt while the others were either killed or maimed for life in that accident.
  • When one of our children, nieces or nephews or close friend is killed or maimed by a drunk driver it will be too late.
  • This was a no win exercise from the get go and so many have died or have been tragically maimed for what is becoming all the more unclear to me. 08 « May « 2007 « Adventures in Juggling
  • But the black smoke of the granary belching against the white hills, or the kyloe, houghed and maimed, roaring in its agony, or the fugitive brought bloody on his knees among the rocks -- God's mercy! John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn
  • This is very proper in Glo'ster, newly maimed by the evulsion of his eyes. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies
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