marred
[ mahr-d ]
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Part of Speechadjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 13th centuryMiddle English merren "to deface, disfigure; impair in form or substance"
Synonyms
  • bruised
  • stained
  • sullied
Antonyms
  • perfect
  • flawless
Definition
damaged or spoiled to a certain extent; rendered less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil
Example
He was able to get a great deal on the used car since it was marred by the previous owner.
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