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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act intended to help that turns out badly. To do something that gives other people a bad opinion of someone or something.

Usage examples (30)
  • The mother, in my judgment, is doing her children a grave disservice in seeking to alienate them from their father.
  • He did them a disservice
  • Of equal disservice is the constant attacks on a much more viable candidate because she is a woman.
  • Tarted-up wine labels a disservice to female drinkers? for more
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