Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hurtful; pernicious; damaging.
  • That may be injured or impaired; susceptible of damage: as, damageable goods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being injured or impaired; liable to, or susceptible of, damage.
  • adjective rare Hurtful; pernicious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Hurtful; pernicious.
  • adjective Capable of being injured or weakened, susceptible to damage.

Etymologies

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From damage +‎ -able.

Examples

  • On the other hand, there is nothing more damageable for Chavez than having masses of opposition voters voting on December.

    Solving the abstention puzzle.

  • But it reminded us that we had a large inventory of older buildings, built prior to the 1970s, that were quite damageable and dangerous and needed to be taken care of.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2006

  • This Saturday Mazo was writing that the opposition was concentrating its forces in continuously criticizing and making assumptions about the CNE rather than campaigning on the many issues that can be damageable to Chavez.

    05/21/2006 - 05/28/2006

  • This Saturday Mazo was writing that the opposition was concentrating its forces in continuously criticizing and making assumptions about the CNE rather than campaigning on the many issues that can be damageable to Chavez.

    Solving the abstention puzzle.

  • On the other hand, there is nothing more damageable for Chavez than having masses of opposition voters voting on December.

    05/21/2006 - 05/28/2006

  • One could interpret it as the one figure that has been most damageable to the country, or the most incompetent, or the one that uses his/her power in the worst way.

    Two Tough contests

  • One could interpret it as the one figure that has been most damageable to the country, or the most incompetent, or the one that uses his/her power in the worst way.

    08/14/2005 - 08/21/2005

  • Even if you had some people switch from tobacco to Marijuana it would be a blessing since smoking tobacco is more damageable and addictive than Marijuana. they could then, more easily quit Marijuana.

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  • Colas are also damageable to health and mildly addictive, a heavy user, will have withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches and drowsyness etc.. if he/she quits cold turkey.

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  • Reference your post # 102, I agree that Marijuana is damageable to health and mildly addictive.

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