(redirected from damning with faint praise)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
  • all
  • adv
  • verb
  • noun
  • adj
  • phrase

Synonyms for damn

not give a damn


  • not care
  • not mind
  • be indifferent
  • not give a hoot
  • not care a jot
  • not give two hoots
  • not care a whit
  • not care a brass farthing
  • not give a tinker's curse or damn

Synonyms for damn

to pronounce judgment against

to invoke evil or injury upon

to use profane or obscene language

so annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation

Synonyms for damn

References in periodicals archive ?
Okay, so that sounds like damning with faint praise, but we are talking legends here.
Admittedly, I'd poured scorn on the belief Chelsea were good enough to win the title and compounded that by damning with faint praise their performance on the first day of the season when they'd come back in the dying minutes against Charlton.
In the interests of fairness, we ignored the numerous signs proclaiming the pub to be `winner of the toilet of the year award, 1990', which seemed a case of damning with faint praise.
And if that's not damning with faint praise, what is?
He was a firecracker of a journalist who delivered news and insight as often as he did outrage, indignation and shed loads of damning with faint praise.
Making him 3-1 favourite for the St Leger was a case of damning with faint praise.
If that seemed rather like damning with faint praise, Lehmann faced a tough battle in that the defence ahead of him lacked Sol Campbell, Ashley Cole and Lauren.
James doesn't need damning with faint praise like ''he was magnificent against Everton.
If ever I saw an article damning with faint praise it was James Willoughby's