Synonyms of blight in English:

blight


See definition of blight

noun

1‘potato blight’

SYNONYMS
disease, canker, infestation, fungus, mildew, mould, rot, decay

2‘the government are protecting people from the blight of aircraft noise’

SYNONYMS
affliction, scourge, bane, curse, plague, menace, evil, misfortune, woe, calamity, trouble, ordeal, thorn in one's flesh, thorn in one's side, trial, tribulation, visitation, nuisance, pest, pollution, contamination, cancer, canker
ANTONYMS

blessing


verb

1‘a peach tree blighted by leaf curl’

SYNONYMS
infect, wither, shrivel, blast, mildew, nip in the bud, kill, destroy

2‘the scandal blighted the careers of several leading politicians’

SYNONYMS
ruin, wreck, spoil, disrupt, undo, mar, play havoc with, make a mess of, put an end to, end, bring to an end, put a stop to, prevent, frustrate, crush, quell, quash, dash, destroy, scotch, shatter, devastate, demolish, sabotage
informal mess up, screw up, louse up, foul up, make a hash of, do in, put paid to, put the lid on, put the kibosh on, stymie, queer, nix, banjax, blow a hole in
British informal scupper, dish, throw a spanner in the works of
North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of
Australian informal euchre, cruel
archaic bring to naught