: 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”>
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Related to DISSERVICE
- inequity, injury, injustice, raw deal, shaft, unfairness, unjustness, wrong
- equitableness, equity, fairness, justice
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