un·​marred ˌən-ˈmärd How to pronounce unmarred (audio)
: not marred : having no injury, defacement, or imperfection
an unmarred surface
: not altered or changed from an original or pristine state
… a moonlit panorama of passing desert and mountains unmarred by highway billboards.James Willwerth
Each [oyster] nestled in its shell smoothly intact, unmarred by the shucking knife …Jay Jacobs

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web People have become increasingly protective of the natural beauty that surrounds them, including the unmarred Game of Thrones landscape that attracts so many tourists. Danielle Bochove, Fortune, 28 Feb. 2023 The best hard seltzers are easy to drink, unmarred by fake fruit flavors. Dallas News, 4 Jan. 2022 Below, a flat, unmarred plane of snow — the lake’s frozen surface — stretches beneath. Jessica Marshall, Discover Magazine, 6 June 2013 On one local Facebook page, someone suggested using the street view feature on Google Maps as a form of escape: Cruise through a version of Mayfield unmarred by disaster. New York Times, 25 Jan. 2022 That is to say, words Are how we are moored & unmarred. Elizabeth Lund, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Jan. 2022 Investors also flocked to grading companies, which by authenticating autographs and rating cards as pristine — sharp corners, smooth edges, perfect centering and an unmarred surface — can spin cardboard into gold. New York Times, 29 Oct. 2021 Gas stations are infrequent and the roads pocked with potholes, but the unmarred beaches are worth a little havoc on your car's suspension. Sarah Khan, Condé Nast Traveler, 13 July 2021 But that development is mercifully over by the finale, leaving the ending unmarred by the show’s few real missteps. Kathryn Vanarendonk, Vulture, 23 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmarred was in the 13th century

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“Unmarred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmarred. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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