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bane

noun

1 bane

Something causing misery or death:
— The bane of my life.

synonyms: curse, nemesis, scourge.

Roget 913: evil doer, evil worker; wrongdoer etc. 949; mischief-maker, marplot; oppressor, tyrant; destroyer, Vandal; iconoclast.    firebrand, incendiary, ... show more

Roget 619: evil, ill, harm, hurt.   , mischief, nuisance; machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to.    blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, ... show more

Roget 649: hurtfulness etc. adj.; virulence.    evil doer etc. 913; bane etc. 663; plague spot etc. (insalubrity) 657; ... show more

Roget 663: bane, curse; evil etc. 619; hurtfulness etc. (badness) 649; painfulness etc. (cause of pain) 830; scourge ... show more

Dutch: verderf, Nemesis, anathema, doem, maledictie, nemesis, vervloeking, vloek
Polish: przekleĊ„stwo




Moby thesaurus: abomination, annihilation, atrocity, bad, befoulment, biological death, blight, blood, bloodletting, bloodshed, braining, cessation of life, clinical death, contagion, corruption, crossing the bar, crying evil, curtains, damage, dealing death ... show more.

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