damaged damaged  /ˈdæ mədʒd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) harmed or injured or spoiled
  2. (adj) being unjustly brought into disrepute

Usage(s):

  1. At least 80 percent of the habitat for giant pandas in China's earthquake-hit province was destroyed or damaged.
  2. Denny had to undergo years of rehabilitative therapy, but his speech and ability to walk were permanently damaged.
  3. That list spelled out the plot: damaged veteran, middle-age girlfriend, young daughter.

News

  1. Storm-damaged cars showing up in Washington

    State Attorney General Bob Ferguson warns that scam artists are bringing vehicles damaged by Hurricane Sandy to Washington and trying to pass them off as if they are not flood damaged.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  2. Homes damaged, 3 people missing in gas explosion

    WESTMINSTER, Colo., June 13 (UPI) -- As many as three people were missing following a gas explosion Thursday in Westminster, Colo., that damaged about eight homes, officials said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Damaged suspension bridge to be fixed

    A budget of $217,800 was recently approved by the State Budget Committee to fix the damaged suspension bridge located at Turkey Run State Park.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLFI Lafayette

Quotes

  1. "If I thought the banks were irrevocably damaged, I would have a different view, but I do believe our major banks have significant franchise values," Bernanke said in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee in Washington.
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The reputation he gained through his years of public service and professional work in the legal community is forever damaged," Bush said. "The consequences of his felony conviction on his former life as a lawyer, public servant and private...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Daily News

  3. In a letter to each player, Goodell wrote: "Your conduct has brought embarrassment and ridicule upon yourself, your club, and the NFL, and has damaged the reputation of players throughout the league. You have put in jeopardy an otherwise promising...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: USA Today

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