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BANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bane mean? 

BANE (noun)
  The noun BANE has 1 sense:

1. something causes misery or death

  Familiarity information: BANE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BANE (noun)


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Meaning:

Something causes misery or death

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

bane; nemesis; scourge; curse

Context example:

the bane of my life

Hypernyms ("bane" is a kind of...):

affliction (a cause of great suffering and distress)


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