the rapid and extensive discoloration, wilting, and death of plant tissues.
a disease so characterized.
any cause of impairment, destruction, ruin, harmful influence or frustration: Extravagance was the blight of the family.
the state or result of being blighted or deteriorated; dilapidation; decay: urban blight.
–verb (used with object)
to cause to wither or decay; blast: Frost blighted the crops.
to destroy; ruin; frustrate: Illness blighted his hopes.
–verb (used without object)
to suffer blight.