Any level of deformity or damage whether actual or moral whatever diminishes beauty or renders imperfect that which is otherwise well formed whatever impairs reputation
- To mark with deformity to injure or impair as any such thing that is well formed or excellent to mar or make flawed either the human body or mind
- mar or spoil the look of
- mar or impair with a flaw
- add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or faulty
- a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of one thing (especially on an individual's human anatomy)
- To mark with deformity; to injure or impair, as something that will be well formed, or exemplary; to mar, or make defective, either the body or head.
- To tarnish, as reputation or character; to defame.
- Any level of deformity or injury, whether real or moral; whatever diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that which is otherwise well-formed; whatever impairs reputation.
When an imperfection which noticable but doesn't impair use. Refer to defect, imperfection, and nonconformity.
very early 14c., "to hurt, harm," from Old French blemiss- "to turn pale," longer stem of blemir, blesmir "to help make pale; stain, discolor," in addition "to injure" (13c., contemporary French bl
- 1520s, from blemish (v.).
quality-control term for an imperfection that's serious adequate to be noticed, but that should maybe not impair the desired regular utilization of the item. See also defect, imperfection, and non-conformity.
(v. t.) To mark with deformity; to injure or impair, as any such thing which is well-formed, or exceptional; to mar, or make faulty, either the human body or mind.
- (v. t.) To tarnish, as reputation or personality; to defame.
- (letter.) Any mark of deformity or injury, whether actual or moral; something that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect whatever is otherwise well-formed; that which impairs reputation.
Her work was so perfect that Athena, enraged at being unable to find any blemish in it, tore it to pieces.