|Origin:||escare, from Late Latin eschara, from Greek|
a permanent mark that is left on your skin after you have had a cut or wound:
mark on skinMI
He had a long, curved scar on his right cheek.
a deep cut that could leave a permanent scar
a feeling of fear or sadness that remains with you for a long time after an unpleasant experience:
Her mental scars will take time to heal.
The war has left a deep scar on this community.
a place where the land or a building was damaged in the past
a cliff on the side of a mountain