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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disservice  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disservice 
  n  :  an  act  intended  to  help  that  turns  out  badly;  "he  did  them  a 
  disservice"  [syn:  {ill  service},  {ill  turn}]  [ant:  {service}] 




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