damaging

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Etymology[edit]

damage +‎ -ing

Adjective[edit]

damaging (comparative more damaging, superlative most damaging)

  1. Harmful; injurious; causing damage.
    • 2013 July 19, Mark Tran, “Denied an education by war”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 1: 
      One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools [] as children, teachers or school buildings become the targets of attacks. Parents fear sending their children to school. Girls are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence.
    The politician resigned after damaging information was revealed.

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damaging

  1. Present participle of damage.