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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]


Making or willing to make concessions


compromising; conciliatory; flexible

Context example:

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


yielding (tending to give in or surrender or agree)


uncompromising (not making concessions)

Sense 2compromising [BACK TO TOP]


Vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion

Context example:

she found herself in a compromising situation


vulnerable (susceptible to attack)

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