dis·​util·​i·​ty (ˌ)dis-yü-ˈti-lə-tē How to pronounce disutility (audio)
: the state or fact of being counterproductive

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disutility was in 1879

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“Disutility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disutility. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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