Definition of disservice in English:

disservice

noun

  • usually in singular A harmful action.

    ‘you have done a disservice to the African people by ignoring this fact’
    • ‘It's not a funny site and acts as a disservice to our community.’
    • ‘By ignoring these issues in their reviews, critics are doing a great disservice to their readers.’
    • ‘At one point I tried it as under score, but it felt like a disservice to the song.’
    • ‘Pete Cami gives a disturbing account of youth crime but your headline does a disservice to the efforts of the police.’
    • ‘We both have our lives to live, and being airlifted out of the central field does a disservice to both of us.’
    • ‘This was a fine privilege for its editors and a confusing disservice to your readership.’
    • ‘We Americans do ourselves a disservice if we think we can work miracles overnight.’
    • ‘To act as such would be a disservice to the diverse student body as whole, and contrary to my elected mandate.’
    • ‘It is a disservice to students and to themselves to be restricting the flow of information to students.’
    • ‘Okay, I do agree that by not complaining I'm doing a disservice to all consumers.’
    • ‘But I would be doing the author a great disservice if I gave any impression that this is a political tract.’
    • ‘What's more, they are a disservice to the anti-war movement and the left, which will decisively reject them.’
    • ‘Slater actually does viewers a disservice by being less than embarrassing here.’
    • ‘Here was a chance to look candidly at the way multi-culturalism in Bradford has done a disservice to race relations.’
    • ‘An educational system that does not teach economically viable skills is a disservice to the nation.’
    • ‘Appeasement does not work and those who endorse it are doing an enormous disservice to their people.’
    • ‘The article does a real disservice to those children who do have learning differences.’
    • ‘Yur story is a disservice to the public and seems quite out of character with normal Register content.’
    • ‘What's more, it's a disservice to the values held by the party's members to limit itself that way.’
    • ‘While it may seem equitable to accommodate everybody's needs, this often ends up doing users a disservice.’
    unkindness, bad turn, ill turn, disfavour, mischief
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Pronunciation

disservice

/dɪ(s)ˈsəːvɪs/