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damaging

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

damaging \damaging\ adjective

1. causing harm or injury; as, damaging to career and reputation.

Syn: detrimental, detrimental to(predicate), prejudicial, prejudicious. [WordNet 1.5]

2. designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions.

Syn: negative. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Damage \Dam"age\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Damaged} (d[a^]m"[asl]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damaging} (d[a^]m"[asl]*j[i^]ng).] [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See {Damage}, noun] To occasion damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.

He . . . came up to the English admiral and gave him a broadside, with which he killed many of his men and damaged the ship. --Clarendon.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

damaging

adjective

1: (sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant" [syn: {damaging}, {detrimental}, {prejudicial}, {prejudicious}]

2: designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism" [syn: {damaging}, {negative}]


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In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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