damning

[ dam-ing, dam-ning ]
/ ˈdæm ɪŋ, ˈdæm nɪŋ /

adjective

causing incrimination: damning evidence.

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Origin of damning

First recorded in 1590–1600; damn + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM damning

damn·ing·ly, adverbdamn·ing·ness, nounself-damning, adjective
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