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  1. damaged or spoiled to a certain extent; made less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.: We can all get preoccupied with the marred aspects of our character.

  2. disfigured or defaced, as by scratches, nicks, scars, or discoloration: We love the marred table, actually, because it helps us remember the work, dirt, mess, and grit of life.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of mar.

Origin of marred


Other words from marred

  • un·marred, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use marred in a sentence

  • They had found him, with torn flesh and broken bones, but with his face unmarred, lying on the floor.

    The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
  • A little past noon he collapsed in screams of horror and died raving, unmarred, untouched.

    The Door Through Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley