Synonyms and Antonyms of nemesis
one who inflicts punishment in return for an injury or offense
- Batman is the Joker's main nemesis and always foils his wicked plots.
suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense
- Since they were never caught, there was no nemesis for their transgressions.
reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance
assessment, charge, fine, mulct
confinement, imprisonment, incarceration
condemnation, damnation, denouncement
censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproof
amnesty, indemnity, pardon, parole
acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication
exemption, immunity, impunity
absolution, forgiveness, remission, remitment
condonation, disregard, overlooking
a source of harm or misfortune
- Irrationality is the nemesis of democracy, for good government depends upon the wisdom of the electorate.
hex, hoodoo, jinx
danger, hazard, menace, peril, risk, threat, trouble
booby trap, catch, pitfall, snag
advantage, aid, assistance, gift, help, relief, support
comfort, consolation, solace
delight, joy, pleasure
armor, defense, guard, protection, safeguard, safety, security, shield