damnify

verb
dam·​ni·​fy | \ ˈdam-nə-ˌfī How to pronounce damnify (audio) \
damnified; damnifying

Definition of damnify

transitive verb

: to cause loss or damage to

First Known Use of damnify

1512, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for damnify

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

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“Damnify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damnify. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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