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Adjective: damaging  da-mi-jing
  1. (sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury
    "damaging to career and reputation";
    - detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious
  2. Designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions
    "damaging criticism";
    - negative
Verb: damage  da-mij
  1. Inflict damage upon
    "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
  2. Suffer or be susceptible to damage
    "These fine china cups damage easily"

See also: destructive, harmful

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Damaging