Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb blemish

3 senses of blemish

Sense 1
deface, disfigure, blemish -- (mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue")
       => mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate -- (make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty")

Sense 2
blemish, spot -- (mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished")
       => dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire -- (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!")

Sense 3
flaw, blemish -- (add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective)
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Antonyms of adj blemished

2 senses of blemished

Sense 1
blemished (vs. unblemished) -- (marred by imperfections)

unblemished (vs. blemished), unmarred, unmutilated -- (free from physical or moral spots or stains; "an unblemished record"; "an unblemished complexion")
        => stainless, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished -- ((of reputation) free from blemishes; "his unsullied name"; "an untarnished reputation")

Sense 2
blemished, flawed -- (having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans")

INDIRECT (VIA imperfect) -> perfect -- (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day")

Similarity of adj blemished

2 senses of blemished

Sense 1
blemished (vs. unblemished) -- (marred by imperfections)
       => acned, pimpled, pimply, pustulate -- ((of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin)
       => blebbed, blebby -- ((of glass or quartzite) marred by small bubbles or small particles of foreign material)
       => blotchy -- (marred by discolored spots or blotches; "blotchy skin")
       => flyblown -- (especially of reputation; "a flyblown reputation")
       => marred, scarred -- (blemished by injury or rough wear; "the scarred piano bench"; "walls marred by graffiti")
       => pocked, pockmarked -- (marked by or as if by smallpox or acne or other eruptive skin disease)
          Also See-> damaged#1; imperfect#1

Sense 2
blemished, flawed -- (having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans")
       => imperfect (vs. perfect) -- (not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect")

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