chipped
damaged damaged (d[a^]m"[asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; -- usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound}; {bent, crumpled, dented}; {blasted, rent, ripped, torn}; {broken-backed}; {burned-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate), burnt-out(prenominal), burnt out(predicate)}; {burst, ruptured}; {corroded}; {cracked, crackled, crazed}; {defaced, marred}; {hurt, weakened}; {knocked-out(prenominal), knocked out}; {mangled, mutilated}; {peeling}; {scraped, scratched}; {storm-beaten}] Also See {blemished}, {broken}, {damaged}, {destroyed}, {impaired}, {injured}, {unsound}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some part, or by breaking. Opposite of {unbroken}. [Narrower terms: {busted}; {chipped}; {cracked}; {crumbled, fragmented}; {crushed, ground}; {dissolved}; {fractured}; {shattered, smashed, splintered}; {split}; {unkept, violated}] Also See: {damaged}, {imperfect}, {injured}, {unsound}.

Syn: broken. [WordNet 1.5]

3. being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged reputation.

Syn: discredited. [WordNet 1.5]

4. made to appear imperfect; -- especially of reputation; as, the senator's seriously damaged reputation.

Syn: besmirched, flyblown, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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