Sep
20
2013

nemesis

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

ne mÉ™ sihs

noun

1. that which one cannot beat, conquer, or succeed at; cause or agent of one’s often repeated downfall.
example: Gambling was his nemesis; because of it, he’d lost his family, his job, and his friends.

2. retribution or punishment, or its source or agent.

3. (capitalized) in Greek mythology, the goddess of divine retribution or vengeance.

 

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