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disservice

[dis-sur-vis] /dɪsˈsɜr vɪs/
noun
1.
harmful or injurious service; an ill turn.
verb (used with object), disserviced, disservicing.
2.
to provide inadequate or faulty service to:
Small shippers are most often disserviced by transportation breakdowns.
Origin of disservice
1590-1600
1590-1600; dis-1 + service1
Related forms
self-disservice, noun
Synonyms
1. wrong, hurt, harm, injury, unkindness.
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disservice

/dɪsˈsɜːvɪs/
noun
1.
an ill turn; wrong; injury, esp when trying to help
Derived Forms
disserviceable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for disservice
n.

1590s; see dis- + service. Perhaps formed on analogy of French desservice (16c.).

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