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The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
Sherrod Brown

Meaning of "damaging" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DAMAGING

damaging  [ˈdæmɪdʒɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAMAGING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Damaging is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DAMAGING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of damaging in the English dictionary

The definition of damaging in the dictionary is causing physical damage. Other definition of damaging is having a negative or unpleasant effect.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAMAGING


ageing
ˈeɪdʒɪŋ
aging
ˈeɪdʒɪŋ
bridging
ˈbrɪdʒɪŋ
cottaging
ˈkɒtɪdʒɪŋ
discouraging
dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒɪŋ
disobliging
ˌdɪsəˈblaɪdʒɪŋ
disparaging
dɪˈspærɪdʒɪŋ
encouraging
ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒɪŋ
engaging
ɪnˈɡeɪdʒɪŋ
haemorrhaging
ˈhemərɪdʒɪŋ
imaging
ˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ
managing
ˈmænɪdʒɪŋ
messaging
ˈmɛsɪdʒɪŋ
obliging
əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ
packaging
ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ
paging
ˈpeɪdʒɪŋ
pillaging
ˈpɪlɪdʒɪŋ
raging
ˈreɪdʒɪŋ
staging
ˈsteɪdʒɪŋ
vintaging
ˈvɪntɪdʒɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAMAGING

damage
damage control
damage limitation
damage limitation exercise
damage survey
damageability
damageable
damaged goods
damager
damages
damagingly
daman
Daman and Diu
damar
Damara
Damaraland
damascene
Damascus
Damascus steel
damask

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAMAGING

blogging
bordraging
challenging
changing
document imaging
emerging
garaging
ging
hanging
instant messaging
lodging
magnetic resonance imaging
picture messaging
pound cost averaging
radiopaging
singing
text messaging
thermal imaging
unencouraging
voyaging

Synonyms and antonyms of damaging in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DAMAGING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «damaging» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of damaging

Translation of «damaging» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAMAGING

Find out the translation of damaging to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of damaging from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «damaging» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

破坏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perjudicial
570 millions of speakers

English

damaging
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हानिकारक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضررا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разрушительным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prejudicial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষতিকর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dommageable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merosakkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schädlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

損害を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손상
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bakal ngrusak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gây tổn hại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேதத்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हानीकारक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zarar verici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dannoso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szkodliwe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

руйнівним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dăunătoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιβλαβείς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skadelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skadlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skadelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of damaging

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMAGING»

The term «damaging» is very widely used and occupies the 15.738 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMAGING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about damaging

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10 QUOTES WITH «DAMAGING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word damaging.
1
Aberjhani
Mainstream media's representation, or its guerrilla decontextualization, of black men's lives in particular can set the stage for erroneous assumptions capable of damaging an individual or a nation.
2
Jack Adams
We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby.
3
Amanda Beard
With my sport, I am outside and in the water, which can be really drying and damaging to the skin, so I try to be vigilant about taking good care of it.
4
Edward McKendree Bounds
Preaching is God's great institution for the planting and maturing of spiritual life. When properly executed, its benefits are untold; when wrongly executed, no evil can exceed its damaging results.
5
Sherrod Brown
The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
6
David Cameron
At a time when we're having to take such difficult decisions about how to cut back without damaging the things that matter the most, we should strain every sinew to cut error, waste and fraud.
7
Jack Canfield
Words, especially when yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child's self-confidence. The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behavior. Our sons and daughters don't need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their already wounded egos.
8
Matt Cartwright
East and Gulf Coast states are at risk of hurricanes; prairie and other central and southern states are constantly threatened by tornados; and western states commonly face damaging droughts. Extreme weather does not discriminate by American geography.
9
Pat Conroy
I told my kids when they were little, 'Look, kids, your mother and I are screwing you up somehow. We don't understand how, or we wouldn't do it. But we're parents. So somehow we're damaging you, and I want you to know that early. So just ignore me when I go to that part of my parenting.'
10
Jack Dee
I tried to be as thorough as I can, but there is a responsibility that we all have, especially with something like AA which is dependant on anonymity. Once you start banging on about it the whole time, you are potentially damaging the whole concept of it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAMAGING»

Discover the use of damaging in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to damaging and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Remotely Controlled: How Television Is Damaging Our Lives
How Television is Damaging Our Lives — And What We Can Do About It More than an indictment of the dangers of watching too much television, Remotely Controlled draws attention to the glaring imbalances in our lives and shows us how ...
Aric Sigman, 2007
2
Toxic Childhood: How The Modern World Is Damaging Our ...
TOXIC CHILDHOOD illustrates the latest research from around the world and provides answers for worried parents as to how they can protect their families from the problems of the modern world and help ensure that their children emerge as ...
Sue Palmer, 2010
3
Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging ...
Regulating to Disasterdebunks the myth that government “investment” in green jobs helps Americans and America’s economy.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, 2013
4
Defeating Autism: A Damaging Delusion
Dr Fitzpatrick, himself the father of an autistic boy, investigates the scientific evidence around a number of theories.
Michael Fitzpatrick, 2008
5
Incidence of insects, diseases, and other damaging agents in ...
The number and volume of trees damaged or killed by various agents is summarized. Differences in the frequency and severity of damaging agents between various ownership categories and geographic regions of the state are investigated.
Paul A. Dunham, Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.), 2008
6
Same-Sex Marriage: Granting Equal Rights Or Damaging the ...
Examines the history of the gay rights movement, including statistics, legislation, and opinons from both sides of the debate.
Tricia Andryszewski, 2011
7
The Cost of Bad Behavior: How Incivility Is Damaging Your ...
Bestsellers like The No Asshole Rule and The Power of Nice have shown the hunger for more civility at work; now The Cost of Bad Behavior shows exactly what to do about it.
Christine Pearson, Christine Porath, 2009
8
Analysis of the Damaging Effects of Workaholism in Managers ...
This study was an attempt to address the need for further research of workaholism.
Lisa T. Kilroy, 2007
9
Biobehavioral stress response: protective and damaging effects
This volume focuses on emerging evidence that the release of stress-related hormones and other mediators leads to adaptation under most circumstances, but results in detrimental effects when these hormones are overproduced or dysregulated.
International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology. Congress, Rachel Yehuda, Bruce S. McEwen, 2004
10
Psychosurgery: damaging the brain to save the mind
This book forces us to face our fear of psychosurgery and take responsibility for its future.
Joann Ellison Rodgers, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAMAGING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term damaging is used in the context of the following news items.
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Non-disposal of waste damaging fragile ecology in Uttarakhand
The bark of the tree is also used for making a drink similar to tea and pilgrims may have plucked them for that purpose unknowingly damaging ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Thunderstorms may produce heavy downpours, damaging winds …
... evening commute that may cause flooding in areas of poor drainage. Damaging wind gusts may also be possible in central and south Jersey. «NJ.com, Jul 15»
3
Damaging Storms Threaten Cleveland, Pittsburgh Into Tuesday Night
According to AccuWeather Severe Weather Expert Henry Margusity, thunderstorms along the front will bring damaging winds, flooding rain and ... «AccuWeather.com, Jul 15»
4
Coventry Magistrates Court: Woman admits damaging children's …
Lewis Gilder, 32, of Swinburn Avenue, Stoke, admitted damaging a flower pot and a ceiling light. He was conditionally discharged for 12 ... «Coventry Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Twigg says Halton General parking fine debacle is damaging
HALTON MP Derek Twigg has told the chief executive of Halton and Warrington hospitals that the ongoing parking fines debacle is damaging ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
6
2 arrested for damaging 10 cars with BB guns
18-year-old Daniel Bernard Piehl is accused of damaging 10 cars with a BB gun. (Portland Police). PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people ... «KOIN.com, Jul 15»
7
Michael Barrymore suing Essex Police for damaging career after …
Former TV star Michael Barrymore is suing Essex Police for wrecking his career after arresting him in connection with the death of a man in his ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
8
The Myths About Fracking Are Many And Damaging
Much of the reporting on fracking is a confused mess, which must leave many people wondering exactly what's going on. One day there's a ... «Investor's Business Daily, Jul 15»
9
OPINION: Mental health tags damaging and unhelpful
Newsworthy though the mental disturbance news angle may seem, it is actually highly problematic and damaging. Firstly, the perpetrator's ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
10
Pope Francis: Humans Damaging Environment With 'Our …
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Pope Francis made remarks defending the environment Tuesday, warning that more caution toward caring for the ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»

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