un·​marred | \ ˌən-ˈmärd How to pronounce unmarred (audio) \

Definition of unmarred

: 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

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Recent Examples on the Web Eyes educated by the anything-goes aftermath of Modernism might appreciate the skull in strictly sculptural terms: the play of curve and void, the unmarred materiality of surface, the purity of whiteness. BostonGlobe.com, "ANDOVER — What may be the single most arresting object in “A Wildness Apart: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America” is not an artwork. It is strikingly beautiful, though. The show runs through July 31 at the Addison Gallery of American Art, on the campus of Phillips Academy.," 27 Sep. 2019 Maybe only the young can sense it, the ones at the beautiful, unmarred beginning of things. Southern Living, "The Blank Notebook," 30 Aug. 2013

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First Known Use of unmarred

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmarred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmarred. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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