Antonyms for damaging:
Synonyms for damaging:
kamikaze, parlous, precarious, lethal, sketchy, cataclysmic, mortally, combustible, incriminating, perilous, marauding, perilously, inimical, malign, dangerously, unsafe, insidious, wanton, lunatic, overactive, undesirable, treacherous, suicidal, hazardous, threatening, ruinous.
Other synonyms and related words:
baneful, cataclysmic, electronegative, malign, prejudicial, ferocious, lethal, incriminating, hazardous, perilous, convulsive, marauding, treacherous, evil, disconfirming, minus, kamikaze, terrible, suicidal, dangerously, mortal, serious, inimical, noxious, hostile, hot, mischievous, precarious, poisonous, unsafe, dangerous, fatal, pernicious, suspect, prejudicious, threatening, wicked, hurtful, ruinous, ill, glowering, Nocuous, bad, adverse, nasty, negative.
hurtful to reputation (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
scraping, Tarnishing, Gashing, spoiling, Scuffing, chipping, Flecking, staining, scoring, Marring, Flawing, Tainting, Disfiguring, Blotting, Distorting, Notching, marking, splotching, Hacking, Abrading, Blemishing, Dotting, Nicking, Defacing, Kinking, Fracturing, defecting, cracking, hurting, Deforming, Scarring, Discoloring, Slitting, scratching, Specking, spotting, Checking, blistering, Freckling.
Usage examples for damaging:
- What will be said of our heroine, Marion, when these damaging particulars are brought to light? - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
- He knew that his simple yes and no answers had made the most damaging sort of evidence. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
- Although they favored the organization as a whole, the elections wrought certain damaging changes in detail, one of which involved the fortunes of Handsome Ludlow. - "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.