But now, I wish to return my attention to those readers who have not lost their memories and who are scarred only on the inside.
My children and I are safe now, but we will always by scarred by those twelve years of abuse and fear of deportation.
I am sure I am not being fair to all the men out there, but my recent experiences have left me scarred and wary of dating.
late 14c., from Old French escare "scab" (Modern French escarre), from Late Latin eschara, from Greek eskhara "scab formed after a burn," literally "hearth, fireplace," of unknown origin. English sense probably influenced by Middle English skar (late 14c.) "crack, cut, incision," from Old Norse skarð, related to score (n.). Figurative sense attested from 1580s.
"bare and broken rocky face of a cliff or mountain," 1670s, earlier "rock, crag" (14c.), perhaps from Old Norse sker "isolated rock or low reef in the sea," from Proto-Germanic *sker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue destroyed by injury or disease. v. scarred, scar·ring, scars
To mark with a scar or become marked with a scar.
To form scar.