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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dam·age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Damaged p. pr. & vb. n. Damaging ]  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) 2.0

      adj 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: detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious]
      2: designed or tending to discredit, especially without
         positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"
         [syn: negative]