I would be a fool to go among them and receive some damaging blow.
That's abominable of you, Socrates; you take the words in the sense which is most damaging to the argument.
So his setting was not merely inharmonious; it was damaging.
Oh, Annesley Beecher, can you not see how you are damaging your own cause?
He felt as though he had been entrapped into a damaging exposure.