damaging

[ dam-i-jing ]
/ ˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ /

adjective

causing or capable of causing damages; harmful; injurious.

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Origin of damaging

First recorded in 1850–55; damage + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM damaging

dam·ag·ing·ly, adverbnon·dam·ag·ing, adjectivenon·dam·ag·ing·ly, adverbun·dam·ag·ing, adjective
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