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scar 1

 (skär)
n.
1. A mark left on the skin after a surface injury or wound has healed.
2. A lingering sign of damage or injury, either mental or physical: nightmares, anxiety, and other enduring scars of wartime experiences.
3. Botany A mark indicating a former attachment, as of a leaf to a stem.
4. A mark, such as a dent, resulting from use or contact.
v. scarred, scar·ring, scars
v.tr.
1. To mark with a scar.
2. To leave lasting signs of damage on: a wretched childhood that scarred his psyche.
v.intr.
1. To form a scar: The pustule healed and scarred.
2. To become scarred: delicate skin that scars easily.

[Middle English, alteration of escare, from Old French, scab, from Late Latin eschara, from Greek eskhara, hearth, scab caused by burning.]

scar 2

 (skär)
n.
1. A protruding isolated rock.
2. A bare rocky place on a mountainside or other steep slope.

[Middle English skerre, from Old Norse sker, low reef; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

scarred

(skɑːd)
adj
(of a surface) marked with scars
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scarred - deeply affected or marked by mental or physical pain or injury; "Could her scarred mind ever be free of fear?"; "a face scarred by anxiety"; "the fire left her arm badly scarred"
marked - having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination; "played with marked cards"; "a scar-marked face"; "well-marked roads"
2.scarred - blemished by injury or rough wearscarred - blemished by injury or rough wear; "the scarred piano bench"; "walls marred by graffiti"
blemished - marred by imperfections