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Words nearby disutility
Example sentences from the Web for disutility
The explanation of superstitions must hold of all false beliefs, whatever their utility or disutility.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions|Carveth Read
The answer is determined by the balance of utility and disutility.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
When more people use a given amount of consumers' wealth, values, measured in ultimate units of utility or disutility, rise.Essentials of Economic Theory|John Bates Clark
On the contrary, with the bringing in of disutility of production, we have the doctrine of the earlier English School revived.The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for disutility
noun plural -ties
- the shortcomings of a commodity or activity in satisfying human wants
- the degree to which a commodity or activity fails to satisfy human wants