Definition of weal :
1. A sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare.
2. The body politic; the state; common wealth.
3. The mark of a stripe. See Wale.
4. To mark with stripes. See Wale.
5. To promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous.
blemish (part of speech: noun)
eyesore, dot, blot, notch, scrape, gash, defect, nick, drawback, score, stain, mar, crack, pockmark, abrasion, deformity, kink, blister, flaw, scab, defacement, mark, speck, freckle, brand, splotch, scratch, imperfection, impurity, disfigurement, fracture, fault, stigma, spot, blemish, sore, scar, spoilage, hole, hack, wart, blotch, hurt, discoloration, distortion, check, chip, tarnish, slit, scuff, lesion, damage, rift, fleck
- But to Castle Rheinfels no traveller brought any tidings either of weal or woe, and we can imagine with what sickness of heart the maiden waited, and how her hope faded as the days and weeks slipped past. - "Legends of the Rhine", Wilhelm Ruland.
- For mine own weal I trust thou too shalt go unscathed. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
- There is occasionally a little 'log- rolling' to obtain the construction of public works in particular districts, but like everything else in South Australian politics, this is very 'mild, ' and the struggle between the districts is never sufficiently strong to interfere seriously with the common weal. - "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.