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Definition 1: harmed or injured or spoiled - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where damaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I won't buy damaged goods
  • the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings

(damaged is similar to ...) damaged; used of inanimate objects or their value

(damaged is similar to ...) (often followed by `with') damaged throughout by numerous perforations or holes

"a sweater riddled with moth holes" "cliffs riddled with caves" "the bullet-riddled target"

(damaged is similar to ...) damaged

"the gym has some of the most knocked-out equipment since Vic Tanny"

(damaged is similar to ...) having the spine damaged

"a broken-backed book" "a broken-backed old horse"

(damaged is similar to ...) out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')

"a broken washing machine" "the coke machine is broken" "the coke machine is busted"

(damaged is similar to ...) of metal e.g.

"bent nails" "a car with a crumpled front end" "dented fenders"

(damaged is similar to ...) in deplorable condition

"a street of bedraggled tenements" "a broken-down fence" "a ramshackle old pier" "a tumble-down shack"

(damaged is similar to ...) damaged by blows or hard usage

"a battered old car" "the beaten-up old Ford"

(damaged is similar to ...) damaged by storm

(means also ...) spoiled or ruined or demolished

"war left many cities destroyed" "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"

(means also ...) diminished in strength, quality, or utility

"impaired eyesight"

(means also ...) marred by imperfections

(means also ...) physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split

"a broken mirror" "a broken tooth" "a broken leg" "his neck is broken"

(means also ...) harmed

"injured soldiers"

Definition 2: being unjustly brought into disrepute - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where damaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a discredited politician
  • her damaged reputation

Synonyms for damaged in the sense of this definition

(damaged is similar to ...) lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

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