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Word: blighted

Definition: suffering from a disease; destroyed


Sentences Containing 'blighted'

'Before I come here,' said Uriah, stealing a look at us, as if he would have blighted the outer world to which we belonged, if he could, 'I was given to follies; but now I am sensible of my follies.
All my hopes are blighted, my heart is broken, my life a burden, everything around me is sad and mournful; earth has become distasteful to me, and human voices distract me.
Brown made attempts to turn around the blighted West Oakland neighborhood after "60 Minutes" featured it in a television profile.
But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.
By the 1930s, all but four tanks were gone and, while shabby, the area was no more blighted than many parts of the city after the years of the Great Depression.
Depend on my care to see that your youth is not blighted, or suffered to pass away in ungenial solitude; and of this be well assured, that if you love me as a father, I love you as a child.''
Do not allow a trivial misunderstanding to wither the blossoms of spring, which, once put forth and blighted, cannot be renewed.
He made two failed attempts to construct the Madeira-Mamoré Railway, one in 1870 and a second in 1878, both through the failure of sub-contractors who were blighted by malaria.
He scored against his previous club Everton in the Merseyside derby, and scored a penalty kick in the shootout against Birmingham City in the League Cup Final. After persistent injury and lack of form blighted his second season at the club, Barmby was sold to Leeds United in August 2002 for a fee of £2.75 million, where he linked up with Terry Venables, his first manager at Tottenham.
His career was blighted by major injuries.
His colleagues looked at him, and doubtless pitied his prospects, blighted under the perfumed breath of a woman.
His first season at Doncaster was blighted by several injuries and Greer was restricted to only six appearances in 2007/08, though he did manage to score his first goal for the club against Bournemouth.
His second season in the youth team was blighted by a long-term abdominal injury, which restricted his playing time.
If, in the progress of revolving years, I could persuade myself that my blighted destiny had been a warning to you, I should feel that I had not occupied another man's place in existence altogether in vain.
In a season blighted by injury, Rissmiller was unable to earn a recall to the Avalanche.
In November 2000 he won the FAI's Republic of Ireland Under 16 player of the year award. Brennan came close to making the breakthrough at Newcastle but his time there was blighted by injuries, the worst kept him out of football for ten months in 2003 and made him miss the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championships.
It will also develop blighted housing projects into student housing.
My hero said he had never divulged that dark secret to any living being; but felt that he could trust me, and therefore he would lay bare before me the story of his sad and blighted life.
Need I say, that it soon became necessary for me to solicit from--HEEP--pecuniary advances towards the support of Mrs. Micawber, and our blighted but rising family?
Renewal. Blighted with crime and decay, restorationists were inspired by the success of the revitalization project in German Village and undertook their own in the neighborhood in the last half of the 20th century.
The blossom is blighted, the leaf is withered, the god of day goes down upon the dreary scene, and--and in short you are for ever floored.
The most famed of these was “The Machine Song.” The tune depicts the blighted life of a poverty stricken man who works night and day ("“I work and I work and I am a machine.”").
The stately residence of Monseigneur was altogether blighted and deserted.
The two points were now set to get the team out of pre-qualifying for the remainder of the season, but it came to nothing at the next round in Britain as Johansson failed to qualify and Gachot qualifying 21st before having his race blighted by handling problems.
Their journey is constantly blighted by setbacks, and by the constant threat from both Arkan and other Bards.
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