Simple Definition of disservice
: something that harms or damages someone or something
Full Definition of disservice
: ill service : harm; also : an unhelpful, unkind, or harmful act <misinformation that does a disservice to readers>
Examples of disservice
Her comments were a disservice to those volunteers.
<you do a great disservice to the professionals at the day-care center when you refer to them as “babysitters”>
First Known Use of disservice
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Definition of disservice
: a harmful, unfair, or unjust act <I have done you a disservice by blaming you.>
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