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Definitions for disservice
dɪsˈsɜr vɪsdis·ser·vice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disservice, ill service, ill turnnoun

    an act intended to help that turns out badly

    "he did them a disservice"


  1. disservicenoun

    An ill turn or injury.

    Etymology: From dis- + service.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disservicenoun

    injury; mischief

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + service: cf. F. desservice.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disservice in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disservice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of disservice in a Sentence

  1. Henry Hayes:

    It's important that we not close ourselves off from these questions because things like this keep happening, if we're not thinking about why - why do things like this happen - we're doing ourselves a disservice, a potentially fatal disservice.

  2. Christian Beranek:

    I am all for more representations of diverse couples in the media. However, stories should be developed from an organic place, changing the sexual orientations of a character to appease a group or cash in on current hot topics is actually a disservice to [the audience].

  3. Keziah Ridgeway:

    Our kids are smart, they know what's happening, we do them a disservice by continuing to pretend like critical race theory is the issue. When it's really you just don't want kids to learn the truth. Because not only do they become critical thinkers, but they also become voters.

  4. Duncan Hunter:

    To say that there is not one act of valor that is consistent with the requirements for the Medal of Honor is a real disservice to every service person who fought and sacrificed.

  5. Cheryl Juaire:

    They cant settle, that would be a huge disservice to the tens of thousands of families here in the United States who buried a child. Thats blood money from our children.

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • A. profound
    • B. opaque
    • C. dangerous
    • D. witless

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