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Definition of "tarnished" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of tarnish. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tarnished" in a sentence
  • "Amanda Knox will have her name tarnished for decades because there will always be a lingering doubt about her innocence or guilt in the minds of some."
  • ""I don't need my name tarnished in this way, this is wrong.""
  • "Singh's ruling Congress party-led coalition government has seen its term tarnished by a string of corruption scams that have paralyzed parliament, led to the sacking of a minister, and eroded public confidence in the prime minister and his party."