Adjective "Undermined" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Undermined


    Definition:

    1. to injure or destroy by insidious activity or imperceptible stages, sometimes tending toward a sudden dramatic effect.

    2. to attack by indirect, secret, or underhand means; attempt to subvert by stealth.

    3. to make an excavation under; dig or tunnel beneath, as a military stronghold.

    4. to weaken or cause to collapse by removing underlying support, as by digging away or eroding the foundation.

    Origin:
    undermine

    Examples:

    "stances can be undermined in/at/on months."

    "stances can be undermined by robberies."

    "roles can be undermined by stresses."

    "roles can be undermined by competitions."

    "moves can be undermined by figures."

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