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Synonyms for disservice
dɪsˈsɜr vɪsdis·ser·vice

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  1. disservice, ill service, ill turnnoun

    an act intended to help that turns out badly

    "he did them a disservice"

    ill turn, ill service


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  1. disservicenoun

    injury, harm, mischief, hurt, disadvantage

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  1. Todd Chrisley:

    It’s too late to close the door, once the horse is out of the barn it’s too late to put it back in. I think for us to start trying to become more reserved would be a disservice to the network, to our family, friends, our reputation and it’s certainly a disservice to the fan base that follows us.

  2. Mary Dale Peterson:

    So you can imagine, one patient who has one requirement, another patient has the opposite requirement, so you actually may do a disservice -- you will do disservice to both patients.

  3. Joel H. Hildebrand:

    The invention of IQ did a great disservice to creativity in education. ... Individuality, personality, originality, are too precious to be meddled with by amateur psychiatrists whose patterns for a 'wholesome personality' are inevitably their own.

  4. Henry Hayes:

    It's important that we not close ourselves off from these questions because things like this keep happening, if we're not thinking about why - why do things like this happen - we're doing ourselves a disservice, a potentially fatal disservice.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    I don't quibble with labels. I think we all recognize that this is a particular problem that has roots in Muslim communities, but I think we do ourselves a disservice in this fight if we are not taking into account the fact that the overwhelming majority of Muslims reject this ideology.

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