unmarred

adjective

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

Examples of unmarred in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gucci’s Ancora show used digital space to realize its vision of a global show unmarred by rain, and Louis Vuitton’s server showcased exclusive content to build community. Jackie Berardo, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 This ascent to stardom was not unmarred by controversy. Dan Brooks, New York Times, 12 Sep. 2023 While this is the first ruling of its kind to establish a legal precedent for young people’s right to live in a world unmarred by the worst effects of climate change, youth climate activism is, of course, nothing new. Emma Specter, Vogue, 15 Aug. 2023 In the deep blackness of the sky, unmarred by light pollution, stars glimmered from horizon to horizon. Smithsonian Magazine, 10 July 2023 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

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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 14 Jul. 2024.

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