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Noun
The act or process by which something is undermined
“The greatest threat of all is the undermining of our Constitution.”
Noun
A substance (such as rust) so formed
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The act or an instance of attempting to weaken or overthrow a government or an institution
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Vitiation or marring
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An encroachment on a right, a person, a territory, or a property
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Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
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A reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something
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Disheartenment
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Physical, mental, or structural deterioration
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Seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution
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Causing, or likely to cause, harm or injury
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Negative and unhelpful
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Present participle for lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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“Mistakes or excessive collateral damage can undermine its potential effectiveness.”
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Present participle for to dig or excavate beneath (a building or fortification) so as to make it collapse
“The demolition engineers did eventually undermine two of the tower's six sides.”
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Present participle for to erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation)
“The lighthouse stands on a plinth of rock undermined by caves, perhaps once used by smugglers.”
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Present participle for to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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Present participle for to have a diminishing effect on
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to expose to danger or the risk of loss
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Present participle for deprive of strength and vigour
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Present participle for to destroy, weaken or work against
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Present participle for supersede and replace
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Present participle for oppose
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Present participle for to make or prove (an argument, statement, or theory) unsound or erroneous
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Present participle for to dismiss idly with contempt or derision
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Present participle for deteriorate, fail
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to completely destroy or devastate
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Present participle for to take credit from
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Present participle for to declare to be untrue
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Present participle for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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Present participle for to outdo or surpass
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Present participle for to dispute the validity of
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