The goddess of retribution or vengeance; hence, retributive justice personified; divine vengeance.
- A source of harm or ruin: Uncritical trust is my nemesis.
- Retributive justice in its execution or outcome: To follow the proposed course of action is to invite nemesis.
- An opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome.
- One that inflicts retribution or vengeance.
- Greek Mythology The goddess of retributive justice or vengeance.