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.
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.
the simple past tense and past participle of mar.
- un·marred, adjective
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How to use marred in a sentence
Millennial and younger generations have had their youths marred by two recessions.‘Revenge Tactic:’ GameStop's Massive Stock Surge Isn't Only About Making Money | Peter Allen Clark | January 28, 2021 | Time
It happened in 2007 in Sierra Leone, when the women there demanded and achieved elections unmarred by violence.
Thus was begun that friendship which was to last unmarred so many years, and to be broken only by Racine's death.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume I (of 2) | Benjamin Ellis Martin
In a young chicken, it will be smooth and unmarred; in an old one, it will be rough and probably darker in color.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
There followed for him a time of fearful delight, not unmarred by spells of troubled wonder.The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson