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Definition of Scar


  1. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal, made by a wound or ulcer, and remaining after the wound or ulcer is healed; a cicatrix; a mark left by a previous injury; a blemish; a disfigurement.
  2. A mark left upon a stem or branch by the fall of a leaf, leaflet, or frond, or upon a seed by the separation of its support. See Illust.. under Axillary.
  3. To mark with a scar or scars.
  4. To form a scar.
  5. An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank of earth.
  6. A marine food fish, the scarus, or parrot fish.

Scar Quotations

I was always a little unsteady in my self-belief. Then there was the Jewish thing. I love being Jewish, I have no problem with it at all. But it did become like a scar, with all these people saying you don't look it.
Lauren Bacall

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Henry Rollins

It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it's true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others.
Helen Fisher

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.
Rose Kennedy
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Scar Translations

scar in Dutch is wondteken, litteken
scar in Finnish is arpi
scar in French is cicatrice, stigmate
scar in German is Narbe
scar in Italian is strato erboso
scar in Norwegian is arr
scar in Portuguese is cicatriz
scar in Spanish is cicatriz

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