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  1. kryptonite(Noun)

    The one weakness of something or someone that is otherwise invulnerable, an Achilles' heel.

    Etymology: From a fictional radioactive element, kryptonite, that has a detrimental effect on the otherwise invulnerable character Superman. Apparently formed as .


  1. Kryptonite

    Kryptonite is a fictional material from the Superman mythos — the ore form of a radioactive element from Superman's home planet of Krypton. It is famous for being the ultimate natural weakness of Superman and most other Kryptonians, and the word Kryptonite has since become synonymous with an Achilles' heel —the one weakness of an otherwise invulnerable hero. Originating in the Superman radio show series, the material is usually shown as having been created from the radioactive remains of Superman's native planet Krypton, and generally has detrimental effects on Superman and other Kryptonians. The name "Kryptonite" covers a variety of forms of the substance, but usually refers to the most common "green" form.

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  1. Kryptonite

    cool or rubber

    I got a krypton skateboard for my birthday

    Submitted by anonymous on April 21, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kryptonite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kryptonite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of kryptonite in a Sentence

  1. Meghan McCain:

    Meghan McCain was Meghan McCain kryptonite in life, Meghan McCain was Meghan McCain kryptonite in death. On a personal level, I agree with you, all of us have love and families, and when Meghan McCain was alive, up until adulthood, we would spend our time together cooking, hiking, fishing, really celebrating life, and I think it's because Meghan McCain almost died, and I just thought,' your life is spent on the weekend not with your family, not with your friends, but you're obsessing, obsessing over great men you could never live up to.' That tells you everything you need to know about his pathetic life right now.

  2. John McCain:

    My father was his kryptonite in life, he was his kryptonite in death.

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