What does damaging mean?

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ˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋdam·ag·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudiciousadjective

    (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, negativeadjective

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

    "negative criticism"

Wiktionary

  1. damagingadjective

    Harmful, injurious, describing something that causes damage.

    The politician resigned after damaging information was revealed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damaging

    of Damage

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of damaging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of damaging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of damaging in a Sentence

  1. Michael McCarthy:

    While the travel ban from Europe is certainly dramatic and will help with the health aspects, it is clearly damaging economically, given the very limited nature of low interest loans to small businesses and potential tax deferrals for individuals and businesses, there isn't enough here for markets to hang their hat on.

  2. Rory Stewart:

    I think it would be a huge mistake, damaging, unnecessary and I think also dishonest.

  3. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams:

    There are people that their only reason for being here is disruption, disorder, chaos, hurting people and damaging property, those are the only people at this point that are giving us any kind of trouble at all.

  4. Paul Bacon:

    Within Japan, every professional person I speak to is bemused by Brexit, it is obvious here how economically damaging it will be, and also that it creates serious difficulties for Japanese industry.

  5. Robert Litt:

    I don't know that the department has ever encountered this situation where the reason a person isn't being charged with a crime is that the person is immune by virtue of his office and is subject to impeachment as a result, the more damaging the report is to the president, the greater the pressure is on Barr to release it, and paradoxically of course, if the report completely exonerates the president, then the president should want it released.

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