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ˈdæm nəˌfaɪdamni·fy

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  1. damnifyverb

    Physically to damage; to injure.

  2. damnifyverb

    To cause injuries or loss to.

  3. Etymology: From damnifier, from damnifico.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Damnifyverb

    Etymology: from damnifico, Latin.

    He, who has suffered the damage, has a right to demand in his own name, and he alone can remit satisfaction: the damnified person has the power of appropriating the goods or service of the offender, by right of self-preservation. John Locke.

    When now he saw himself so freshly rear,
    As if late fight had nought him damnify’d,
    He was dismay’d, and ’gan his fate to fear. Fairy Queen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damnifyverb

    to cause loss or damage to; to injure; to impair

  2. Etymology: [LL. damnificare, fr. L. damnificus: cf. OF. damnefier. See Damnific.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of damnify in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of damnify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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