dis-utility

disutility

[dis-yoo-til-i-tee]
noun
the quality of causing inconvenience, harm, distress, etc.

Origin:
1875–80; dis-1 + utility

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disutility (ˌdɪsjuːˈtɪlɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
economics Compare utility
 a.  the shortcomings of a commodity or activity in satisfying human wants
 b.  the degree to which a commodity or activity fails to satisfy human wants

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