Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dinged"

The meaning of "Dinged" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does “We’re being dinged, notified, and clickbaited, which interrupts any sort of possibility for contemplation. To me, the destruction of contemplation is the existential threat to our humanity.”

A: It refers to the sound a typical mobile phone makes when you receive a text - “ding”.
Q: What does I've been dinged on this before. mean?
Q: What does dinged up mean?
A: It usually means a small dent/damage but some people also use it for larger damage.
"The hail storm dinged up my car pretty badly."
Q: What does dinged up mean?
A: Something that is:

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