blight
[ blahyt ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century Unknown origin
Synonyms
  • affliction
  • decay
  • scourge
Antonyms
  • boon
  • blessing
Definition
any cause of impairment, destruction, ruin, or frustration
Example
The 2008 stock market crash was the blight of the banker's fortunes.
Usage Over Time

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