damning damning  /ˈdæ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) threatening with damnation

Usage(s):

  1. Ricks gets his most damning recollections from the military officers whose warnings that Iraq would be no cakewalk were brushed aside by civilian bosses.
  2. His findings are as damning as they are scary.
  3. Even more damning are reports that CIA sources insist the Bush administration was made aware some time before the State of the Union address that the Niger allegation was false.

News

  1. Google Slammed for Using 'Artificial Tax Structure'

    Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain and its international reputation will be damaged, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNBC

  2. Mark Emmert's hot seat seems hotter after SI expose of bad leadership methods

    NCAA president Mark Emmert might very well be the least popular man in college sports, and a damning story by Pete Thamel reveals that even those in power and employed by the NCAA don't have the best perception of the president.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Why Funds Returned to Apollo Group Stock

    Shareholders in for-profit colleges loathe last year?s Congressional report on the industry, which collected and affirmed a rash of damning criticism that sent revenues and share prices tumbling. But the report contained one very heartening conclusion for the industry: for-profit colleges, it said, will continue to be an important part of the American education system. For certain value ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

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