Disruptive vs Damage - What's the difference?

disruptive | damage |


As an adjective disruptive

is causing disruption or unrest.

As a noun damage is

injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.

As a verb damage is

to impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.

disruptive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Causing disruption or unrest.
  • Children who exhibit disruptive behaviour may be expelled from school.
  • Causing major change, as in a market.
  • * 2005 , Karl D. Schubert, CIO Survival Guide (page 222)
  • companies tend to lose their leadership positions to companies that enter the market with a disruptive technology or market change.

    damage

    English

    (wikipedia damage)

    Noun

  • Injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.
  • The storm did a lot of damage to the area.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Great errors and absurdities many commit for want of a friend to tell them of them, to the great damage both of their fame and fortune.
  • (slang) Cost or expense.
  • "What's the damage ?" he asked the waiter.

    Verb

    (damag)
  • To impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.
  • Be careful not to damage any of the fragile items while unpacking them.
  • * Clarendon
  • He came up to the English admiral and gave him a broadside, with which he killed many of his men and damaged the ship.