AskDefine | Define disservice

Dictionary Definition

disservice n : an act intended to help that turns out badly; "he did them a disservice" [syn: ill service, ill turn] [ant: service]

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English

Etymology

From dis- + service.

Pronunciation

  • , /dɪsˈsɝvɪs/

Noun

  1. An ill turn or injury.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

atrocity, bad deed, bad turn, damage, disfavor, great wrong, grievance, gross injustice, harm, ill service, ill turn, imposition, injury, injustice, miscarriage of justice, outrage, raw deal, unkindness, wrong
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