This spilled wine has marred the carpet.
A red wine stain spilled in the middle of the carpet is an example of something that marred the carpet.
(comparative more marred, superlative most marred)
- simple past tense and past participle of mar
Variant of mar
transitive verbmarred, marring
Origin of marMiddle English marren ; from Old English mierran, to hinder, spoil, akin to Gothic marzjan, to offend ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mer-, to disturb, anger from source Sanskrit mŕṣyate, (he) forgets, neglects