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damning

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

damning

  1. Present participle of damn.

AdjectiveEdit

damning (comparative more damning, superlative most damning)

  1. condemning
    damning evidence was clear for all to see

NounEdit

damning (plural damnings)

  1. A condemnation.
    • 2003, Richard Traubner, Operetta: A Theatrical History (page 338)
      This elicited damnings from pulpit and press, and insured a healthy run.
  2. An act of swearing with the word "damn".
    • Daniel Defoe
      No man is believed a jot the more for all the asseverations, damnings, and swearings he makes.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

damma +‎ -ning

NounEdit

damning c

  1. dusting, removal of dust (with a duster or a damp cloth)
    Vid de flesta folkskolor i Stockholm användes torrsopning för slutna fönster, en mycket ofullständig damning och skurning blott en gång i månaden.
    In most of the public schools in Stockholm, dry sweeping was used with closed windows, a much incomplete dusting and scouring only once each month.

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