Pronunciation of Damaging
/dˈamɪd͡ʒɪŋ/, /dˈamɪd‍ʒɪŋ/, /d_ˈa_m_ɪ_dʒ_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for damaging:

Sense 1

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.

Sense 2

glowering, hostile, convulsive, poisonous, sticky, unsound, ferocious.

Sense 3

mortal, seriously, serious, fatal, explosive, terrible, volatile, suspect.

Sense 4


Sense 9


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.

all (adjective)

negative, prejudicial, prejudicious, detrimental.

dangerous (adjective)


destructive (adjective)

destructive, deadly, devastating, deleterious, disastrous, calamitous, harmful, injurious, catastrophic, detrimental.

harmful (adjective)

deleterious, bad, baleful, harmful, detrimental, unwholesome, pernicious, unhealthy, injurious.

hurtful to reputation (adjective)

evil, detrimental, harmful, mischievous, injurious, bad, ruinous, Nocuous, deleterious, prejudicial.

ruinous (adjective)


Sense 1 (noun)

perilous, ruinous, unsafe, hazardous.

damaging (noun)

detrimental, harmful, prejudicious, prejudicial, negative, destructive.

blemishing (verb)

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.

damaging (verb)

pillaging, laying waste, vandalizing, ravaging, Despoiling, wreaking havoc, ransacking, wasting, Depredating, wrecking, ruining, rending.

injuring (verb)

offending, wounding, Mangling, Injuring, Harming, aching.

Usage examples for damaging:

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