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n. pl. dis·u·til·i·ties
1. The state or fact of being useless or counterproductive.
2. Something that is inefficient or counterproductive: an analysis of the relative disutilities of the two plans.
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n, pl -ties
a. the shortcomings of a commodity or activity in satisfying human wants
b. the degree to which a commodity or activity fails to satisfy human wants
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dis•u•til•i•ty(ˌdɪs yuˈtɪl ɪ ti)
the quality of causing inconvenience, harm, distress, etc.
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