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2 definitions found
 for Blighting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blight \Blight\ (bl[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blighted; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Blighting.] [Perh. contr. from AS.
     bl[imac]cettan to glitter, fr. the same root as E. bleak. The
     meaning "to blight" comes in that case from to glitter,
     hence, to be white or pale, grow pale, make pale, bleach. Cf.
     Bleach, Bleak.]
     1. To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and
        fertility of.
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              [This vapor] blasts vegetables, blights corn and
              fruit, and is sometimes injurious even to man.
                                                    --Woodward.
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     2. Hence: To destroy the happiness of; to ruin; to mar
        essentially; to frustrate; as, to blight one's prospects.
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              Seared in heart and lone and blighted. --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blighting \Blight"ing\, a.
     Causing blight.
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