blighted blighted  /b ˈlaɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affected by blight; anything that mars or prevents growth or prosperity

Usage(s):

  1. Rebel a mayoral makeover salvaging albanias blighted capital seemed impossibleuntil mayor edi rama came back to town.
  2. The founding father of the clan, Joseph Kennedy, came from immigrant stock with all the eccentric genius and anger of his blighted kin, but he was touched by the magic of America.
  3. In 2002 he covered Berlin's famed Brandenburg Gate with a digital rendering of a graffiti-blighted East Berlin housing block.

News

  1. Registry to keep track of vacant, blighted properties in Easton

    Blighted properties can bring down an entire neighborhood, but they may now be getting an eviction notice in Easton. Mayor Sal Panto said there are a lot of blighted properties in the city. Now, the city council has figured out a way to at least keep track of who owns them. "Any property that becomes vacant through foreclosure, or people just move out and let it go, family problems, or whatever ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. Guerrilla gardener transforms blighted Westport area into neighborhood garden

    A blighted public area is now being called The Magic Garden after a woman decided to transform a neglected spot near the Westport post office.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KCTV 5 Kansas City

  3. Blighted building torn down in Mt. Airy

    A blighted building was torn down in Mt. Airy on Tuesday as part of the Neighborhood Enhancement Program.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 19 Cincinnati

Quotes

  1. "We are now, I fear, in the early stages of a third depression. It will probably look more like the Long Depression than the much more severe Great Depression. But the cost - to the world economy and, above all, to the millions of lives blighted by...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Paul Krugman Source: The Guardian

  2. "It's just unfortunate," United boss Sir Alex Ferguson said. "He has had a career blighted by injury."
    on Mar 8, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: BBC Sport

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