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damaging

adjective

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damaging

verb
present participle of damage

Synonyms & Antonyms of damaging (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to cause bodily damage to
  • his knee was badly damaged in the accident, and he walked with a limp for months

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The first known use of damaging was circa 1828

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“Damaging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/damaging. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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