Disserviceable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Disserviceable Calculated to do disservice or harm; not serviceable; injurious; harmful; unserviceable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disserviceable Of no service or advantage; hence, unhelpful; hurtful; detrimental.
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Usage

In literature:

The epigrams can be made; but it is uninstructive, rather tending to do disservice.
"An Essay on Comedy And the Uses of the Comic Spirit" by George Meredith
We see Wildhead at his disservice of the truth every day.
"Bunyan Characters (Second Series)" by Alexander Whyte
Ye'll be thinking that I ha' done you a disservice.
"The Sea-Hawk" by Raphael Sabatini
In fine, whoever could reclaim man from so scrupulous a verbal superstition, would do the world no great disservice.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
It was hard to go on; and I feared lest I might, in my zeal, do Margaret a disservice.
"The Jewel of Seven Stars" by Bram Stoker
This I fear, in the end, may be of disservice to me.
"Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete" by Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre
The epigrams can be made; but it is uninstructive, rather tending to do disservice.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
And even for lighter reading, if you were to look at Mason's 'Elegy on Lady Coventry,' it might be of no disservice to you.
"The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Fanny Burney
If you destroy that belief, however ill grounded it may be, you will do me a singular disservice.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
This I fear, in the end, may be of disservice to me.
"Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe" by Various
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In news:

Union also does disservice to Rockford teachers.
Source says college football 'super conferences' would be disservice to fans, risky investments.
College football "super conferences" would be a disservice to fans, problematic to govern and risky financial ventures.
King & Spalding and HRC do a disservice to American values.
Administration, Media Did Sherrod a 'Great Disservice '.
Attorney general does a disservice to Dr King's vision.
State's 'secret deal' a disservice to Alaskans.
Media's cooing over sextuplets is a disservice .
A Public Disservice Senate Democrats unjustly and hypocritically attack Kavanaugh.
Anything else would have been a disservice to both the judges themselves and the people who rely upon their jurisprudence.
Republican presidential candidates do the United States a disservice in trying to bind an American president to the policies of Israel and its leader, Benjamin Netanyahu.
When the City Council ramrodded through a climate action plan on election night, it did a real disservice to the public.
Mediocrity of blonde joke a disservice to Hagerstown residents.
Illinois Health And Human Disservices.
Allowing city lockup to remain nearly empty is disservice to Flint residents.
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