What is another word for marred?

Pronunciation: [mˈɑːd] (IPA)

When it comes to finding synonyms for the word "marred," there are a variety of other terms that can be used to convey a similar meaning. Some options might include "blemished," "defaced," "spoiled," "tarnished," or "damaged." These words all imply that something has been negatively impacted or altered in some way, either through physical damage, emotional harm, or other forms of wear and tear. Depending on the context in which the word is used, some synonyms may be more appropriate than others. Regardless of the specific synonym chosen, however, the overall impression conveyed is one of imperfection or flaw.

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What are the opposite words for marred?

Marred means to spoil or damage something. Some antonyms for marred include restored, healed, saved, and repaired. Restored means to bring something back to its original state or condition, as in restoring an antique piece of furniture. Healed refers to a physical or emotional wound that has mended and feels better. Saved can mean to rescue something from danger or to keep something from being ruined. Repaired means to fix something that was broken or damaged. All of these antonyms suggest the idea of bringing something back to a better state, either physically, emotionally or spiritually.

Usage examples for Marred

And in point of fact persons with any depth of sympathy and spiritual sensibility cannot help taking upon them the sins of others, and cannot help suffering their own life to be greatly marred and limited by the sins of others.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Add to that," continued he, after a pause, "when a man comes to a certain time of life without marrying, the world has given to him a certain place, assigned to him, as it were, a certain part which would be utterly marred by a wife.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
In fact, the beauty of the sunset was considerably marred by the thought that the day before I had seen my father off for "home," for England, while I had been condemned to indefinite exile in a lake town famous for its manufacturing; and I felt much like the hero at the end of a certain type of Greek tragedy.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Marred

  • So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.
    Harold Acton
  • We know that second terms have historically been marred by hubris and by scandal.
    David R. Gergen
  • His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
    Ernest Hemingway
  • We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.
    Mark Twain
  • Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.
    W. N. Taylor

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