The adjective blighted means something that has a condition that makes it weak or unable to grow.

Synonyms are damaged, tainted, spoiled, or null.

The word origins from 16th century when it was first used to describe a skin condition. It is derived out of the noun blight from Old Norse blikna meaning “become pale”.

No one had ever thought he could survive that blighted place.

Be careful of the falling debris from the blighted building.

They felt regret while they were staring at the blighted lawn.