damning

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

damning

  1. Present participle of damn.

Adjective[edit]

damning (comparative more damning, superlative most damning)

  1. condemning
    damning evidence was clear for all to see

Noun[edit]

damning (plural damnings)

  1. A condemnation.
    • 2003, Richard Traubner, Operetta: A Theatrical History (page 338)
      This elicited damnings from pulpit and press, and insured a healthy run.
  2. An act of swearing with the word "damn".
    • Daniel Defoe
      No man is believed a jot the more for all the asseverations, damnings, and swearings he makes.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

damma +‎ -ning

Noun[edit]

damning c

  1. dusting, removal of dust (with a duster or a damp cloth)
    Vid de flesta folkskolor i Stockholm användes torrsopning för slutna fönster, en mycket ofullständig damning och skurning blott en gång i månaden.
    In most of the public schools in Stockholm, dry sweeping was used with closed windows, a much incomplete dusting and scouring only once each month.

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