bane bane  /ˈbeɪn/


  • (n) something causing misery or death



  • Injury is the bane of quick cricket. The intensity and the long haul is definite to make things worse.


  1. Device-disabling Fake AV migrates to Android phones, demands ransom

    Long the bane of computer users, Fake antivirus may extort Android owners, too.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  2. Quoting molds still vexes moldmakers—The fine line between ‘making money or losing your shirt’

    All Sites Everything about moldmaking—designing, programming and machining—has been streamlined and made faster and easier to reduce time and cost. Everything except quoting molds that is. Mold quoting continues to be the bane of a moldmaker's existence. read more
    on June 21, 2013     Source:


  1. "That's the bane of living on the West Coast," Yoakam said.
    on Feb 6, 2007 By: Dwight Yoakam Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "The road was a big part of our bane last year. To do that here, I was really pleased -- and I think it may carry over," manager Joe Maddon said. "You remember how many times last year we didn't finish it off. Tonight, we finished it off."
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Joe Maddon Source: ESPN

  3. "Terrorism is the bane of our time. By passing this legislation, Japan has demonstrated its willingness to stand with those who are trying to create a safer, more tolerant world," US ambassador to Japan Thomas Schieffer said.
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Thomas Schieffer Source:

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