Meaning of undermining in English:

undermining

Pronunciation /ˌʌndəˈmʌɪnɪŋ/

noun

mass noun
  • The action or process of lessening the effectiveness, power, or ability of someone or something, especially gradually or insidiously.

    • ‘the greatest threat of all is the undermining of our Constitution’

adjective

  • Lessening the effectiveness, power, or ability of someone or something, especially gradually or insidiously.

    • ‘the last straw was an undermining comment questioning my skills’