Definitions for damagingˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious(adj)

    (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury

    "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"

  2. damaging, negative(adj)

    designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions

    "negative criticism"


  1. damaging(Adjective)

    Harmful, injurious, describing something that causes damage.

    The politician resigned after damaging information was revealed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damaging

    of Damage

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error.

  2. Roy Hattersley:

    In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.

  3. Francis Bacon:

    Nothing is more damaging to a state than that cunning men pass for wise.

  4. Lawana Blackwell:

    The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them.

  5. Brian Fletcher:

    It has been so difficult for the image of Ferguson this past year. It has been damaging to the economy.

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