verb (used with object), marred, marring.
to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil:
That billboard mars the view. The holiday was marred by bad weather.
to disfigure, deface, or scar:
The scratch marred the table.
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verb mars, marring, marred
(transitive) to cause harm to; spoil or impair
a disfiguring mark; blemish
Old English merran (Anglian), mierran (West Saxon) “to waste, spoil,” from Proto-Germanic *marzjan (cf. Old Frisian meria, Old High German marren “to hinder, obstruct,” Gothic marzjan “to hinder, offend”), from PIE root *mers- “to trouble, confuse” (cf. Sanskrit mrsyate “forgets, neglects,” Lithuanian mirszati “to forget”). Related: Marred; marring.
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