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Meaning of DISSERVICE

Pronunciation:  dis'survis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an act intended to help that turns out badly; "he did them a disservice"
 

DISSERVICE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: ill service, ill turn
 
 Antonyms: service
 
 See Also: injury

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*serv"ice\, n. [Pref. dis- + service: cf. F.
desservice.]
Injury; mischief.

      We shall rather perform good offices unto truth than
      any disservice unto their relators.      --Sir T.
                                               Browne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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