Definitions for damagingˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dam•ag•ingˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ(adj.)
causing or capable of causing damage; harmful; injurious.
Origin of damaging:
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"
designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions
Harmful, injurious, describing something that causes damage.
The politician resigned after damaging information was revealed.