blastment

noun
blast·​ment | \ ˈblas(t)-mənt How to pronounce blastment (audio) \

Definition of blastment

archaic
: a blighting influence

First Known Use of blastment

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Blastment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastment. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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