Pronunciation of Tainted
/tˈe͡ɪntɪd/, /tˈeɪntɪd/, /t_ˈeɪ_n_t_ɪ_d/
Synonyms for tainted:
slit, scraped, cracked, spoiled, disfigured, blotched, gashed, Nicked, abraded, Scuffed, deformed, pockmarked, scarred, splotched, imperfect, scratched, blistered, chipped, defective, flecked, discolored, marked, fractured, tarnished, freckled, Hacked, Scored, impure, blemished, spotted, flawed, Scabbed, distorted, stained, damaged, notched, marred, defaced, specked.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for tainted:
- He raised himself higher, opened his nostrils wider, sniffed the tainted air, and then, turning his graceful head, made some remark- we presume, though we cannot be positive on this point- to his wives. - "The Eagle Cliff", R.M. Ballantyne.
- However, I do my poor best, under Heaven, to hinder the faithful of the household from being tainted. - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.
- In an instant the girl in the fish- tainted tatters was clasped close to his heart, the bright, beautiful face lifted to his. - "Tess of the Storm Country", Grace Miller White.