- harmful or injurious service; an ill turn.
- to provide inadequate or faulty service to: Small shippers are most often disserviced by transportation breakdowns.
Origin of disservice
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1. wrong, hurt, harm, injury, unkindness.
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- an ill turn; wrong; injury, esp when trying to help
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Word Origin and History for disservicing
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