damnify

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verb dam·ni·fy \ˈdam-nə-ˌfī\

Definition of damnify

damnified

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damnifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause loss or damage to

Origin and Etymology of damnify

Medieval French damnifier, from Old French, from Late Latin damnificare, from Latin damnificus injurious, from damnum damage


First Known Use: 1512

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