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 Meanings and Examples of BLIGHTED
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 a.  suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  You're a blighted being, and decidedly cross today because you can't sit in the lap of luxury all the time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOUR
2  Being an energetic individual, Mr. Laurence struck while the iron was hot, and before the blighted being recovered spirit enough to rebel, they were off.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
3  He felt that his blighted affections were quite dead now, and though he should never cease to be a faithful mourner, there was no occasion to wear his weeds ostentatiously.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
4  He had only been waiting till the aforesaid blighted affections were decently interred.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
5  That woman, who has so abused your long-suffering, so sullied your name, so outraged your honour, so blighted your youth, is not your wife, nor are you her husband.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  He hoped that Mary would forget his shoes, but the hope was blighted; she coated them thoroughly with tallow, as was the custom, and brought them out.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
7  His colleagues looked at him, and doubtless pitied his prospects, blighted under the perfumed breath of a woman.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
8  She presently rose from her seat, and looked about the blighted room for the means of writing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLIX
9  Do not allow a trivial misunderstanding to wither the blossoms of spring, which, once put forth and blighted, cannot be renewed.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
10  She was certain that some romantic sorrow had blighted his life and made him hard and bitter, and she felt that what he needed was the love of a good woman.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
11  But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 132. The Symphony.
12  I cannot believe his prospects so blighted for ever.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
13  Thought is moved in its most sombre depths, social philosophy is bidden to its most poignant meditations, in the presence of that enigmatic dialect at once so blighted and rebellious.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
14  I remembered the broken, blighted family that used to live there.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IV
15  But a blight had come over my existence, and I only visited these people for the sake of the information they might give me on the subject in which my interest was so terribly profound.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
Example Sentence:
1  Their job is to stop a repeat of the chaos that blighted the last election in 2002.
2  A recent study showed that up to two million people in France now live in areas blighted by social exclusion, domestic violence and racial discrimination.
3  The extent of the blighted areas could be seen only when viewed from the air.
4  His career has been blighted by injuries.
5  The disease blighted oaks and elms.
6  Unemployment is a blight on our community.
7  Marriaage is the bloom or blight of all men's happiness.
8  This discriminatory policy has really been a blight on America.
9  I wish to foster, not to blight -- to earn gratitude, not to wring tears of blood -- no, nor of brine: my harvest must be in smiles, in endearments, in sweet -- That will do.