Definition: a cause of ruin or harm
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): affliction, curse, nemesis, scourge
Antonym(s): benefit, blessing
1. When my ex-boyfriend emptied my bank account, he became the bane of my existence.
2. The noise produced by my neighbor’s late night parties is the bane of my life.
3. Because drug use leads to violence, drugs are the bane of our community.