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COMPROMISING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does compromising mean? 

COMPROMISING (adjective)
  The adjective COMPROMISING has 2 senses:

1. making or willing to make concessions
2. vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion

  Familiarity information: COMPROMISING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMPROMISING (adjective)


Sense 1compromising [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Making or willing to make concessions

Synonyms:

compromising; conciliatory; flexible

Context example:

loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet

Similar:

yielding (tending to give in or surrender or agree)

Antonym:

uncompromising (not making concessions)


Sense 2compromising [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion

Context example:

she found herself in a compromising situation

Similar:

vulnerable (susceptible to attack)


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