Synonyms of damaging


1. damage, change, alter, modify

usage: inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

2. damage, change

usage: suffer or be susceptible to damage; "These fine china cups damage easily"


1. damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious, harmful (vs. harmless)

usage: (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"

2. damaging, negative, destructive (vs. constructive)

usage: designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"

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Definition and meaning of damaging (Dictionary)