Associations to the word «Blight»


BLIGHT, noun. Any of many plant diseases causing damage to, or the death of, leaves, fruit or other parts
BLIGHT, noun. The bacterium, virus or fungus that causes such a condition
BLIGHT, noun. (by extension) anything that impedes growth or development or spoils any other aspect of life
BLIGHT, verb. (transitive) To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of.
BLIGHT, verb. (intransitive) To suffer blight.
BLIGHT, verb. (transitive) to spoil or ruin (something)

Dictionary definition

BLIGHT, noun. A state or condition being blighted.
BLIGHT, noun. Any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting.
BLIGHT, verb. Cause to suffer a blight; "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold".

Wise words

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