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Synonyms for damaging
ˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ

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  1. damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious(adj)

    (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury

    "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"

    Synonyms:
    negative, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious

    Antonyms:
    harmless, constructive

  2. damaging, negative(adj)

    designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions

    "negative criticism"

    Synonyms:
    prejudicious, negative, negatively charged, detrimental, minus, electronegative, prejudicial, disconfirming

    Antonyms:
    constructive, harmless

How to use damaging in a sentence?

  1. Roberto Velez:

    For coffee-growing La Nina is more damaging than El Nino.

  2. Johann von Goethe:

    Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error.

  3. Michele Steinberg:

    We're going to see more large fires and more damaging fires.

  4. Roy Hattersley:

    In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.

  5. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance:

    These are not victimless crimes, but damaging invasions of privacy.

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#7996minus
#9672harmful
#13351destructive
#14517damaging
#15555devastating
#20371detrimental
#22839disastrous
#31651noxious
#38984harming
#41054prejudicial
#42095injurious
#43999deleterious
#48711pernicious
#239284electronegative

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