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damning

adjective

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bringing about ruin or misfortune
  • a damning flaw in the program cost the company millions of dollars

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damning

verb
present participle of damn

Synonyms & Antonyms of damning (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to use profane or obscene language at or about
  • damned the car for once again breaking down

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3 to impose a judicial punishment on
  • damned him to life in prison without the possibility of parole

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The first known use of damning was in 1595

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“Damning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/damning. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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