A suspicious car wreck in Austria, compromising photos from Pakistan.
Because compromising your health because of what some douchebag says about you is the best idea ever.
There will be no question of compromising our Islamic religion.
There are liberals who preferred going over the cliff to compromising.
We've walked in on Jenny and Kevin in compromising sexual positions before.
She heard the stairs creak, and wondered if anyone else were awake in the house, and would notice the compromising sound.
Somebody did catch you, then, in compromising attitudes—you admit that?
Here the Cardinal managed to bring the Duke at the very moment of the compromising visit.
He was compromising her friend, and for Margaret's sake she must not hold her peace.
At last he declared with a serious air that her visits were becoming imprudent—that she was compromising herself.
early 15c., "a joint promise to abide by an arbiter's decision," from Middle French compromis (13c.), from Latin compromissus, past participle of compromittere "to make a mutual promise" (to abide by the arbiter's decision), from com- "together" (see com-) + promittere (see promise). The main modern sense of "a coming to terms" is from extension to the settlement itself (late 15c.).
mid-15c., from compromise (n.). Related: Compromised; compromising.