damaging

adjective dam·ag·ing

Definition of damaging

  1. :  causing or able to cause damage :  injurious has a damaging effect on wildlife

damagingly

play \ˈda-mi-jiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of damaging in a Sentence

  1. the damaging effects of the sun on your skin

  2. The storm may produce damaging winds.

  3. He says he has damaging information about the candidate.

  4. The evidence was very damaging to their case.

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Circa 1828

First Known Use of damaging

circa 1828


DAMAGING Defined for English Language Learners

damaging

adjective

Definition of damaging for English Language Learners

  • : causing or able to cause damage



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