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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

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

How to use damaging in a sentence?

  1. The US Geological Survey:

    When atmospheric moisture is abundant, these droplets combine with it and fall as acid rain, damaging plants and accelerating the rusting of metal objects such as cars, industrial and farm equipment, and building components.

  2. Charles Chamberlain:

    The Democratic National Committee's decision to attack the campaign that figured out the problem, rather than go after the vendor that made the mistake, is profoundly damaging to the party's Democratic process.

  3. Roy Hattersley:

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

  4. Laszlo Toroczkai:

    If they don't deal with us, or reject the platform, that could even lead to a split, greatly damaging Jobbik.

  5. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams:

    There are people that their only reason for being here is disruption, disorder, chaos, hurting people and damaging property, those are the only people at this point that are giving us any kind of trouble at all.


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