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Damaging Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"
  • (sometimes followed by `to'') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter''s coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Damaging'

  • Damaging quotation: A damaging quotation is a short utterance by a public figure used by opponents as a discrediting tactic . These utterances are often, but ...
  • Damaging Consent: Damaging Consent was the second full album from The Micronauts , released in 2007. It is the first major work released by the group since ...

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'Damaging' example sentence in quotations

* Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error. - Johann von Goethe

* Nothing is more damaging to a state than that cunning men pass for wise. - Francis Bacon

* In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme. - Roy Hattersley

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Damaging Sample Sentences in News

  • Damaging legacy: Mothers who smoke affect the fertility of their sons
    ( European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology ) Mothers who smoke while they are pregnant or breast feeding may be damaging the future fertility of their sons, according to new findings from research in mice published online in the journal Human Reproduction. The study is the first comprehensive animal model to show the mechanism by which smoking can aff Read more on this news related to 'Damaging'
  • Damaging hail, heavy rain, snow hit Colorado
    DENVER -- Severe thunderstorms began across Colorado around 2 p.m. Monday, with some spots experiencing heavy rain, hail, snow and tornado watches. Read more on this news related to 'Damaging'
  • VIDEO: Severe Storm Brings Damaging Hail, Snow to Colorado
    Severe thunderstorms brought damaging hail to parts of metro Denver Monday afternoon. At the same time, heavy snow fell in parts of Colorado's southwest and central mountains. Read more on this news related to 'Damaging'

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