from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or fact of being useless or counterproductive.
- n. Something that is inefficient or counterproductive: an analysis of the relative disutilities of the two plans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. uselessness, a lack of utility
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of producing harm, hindrance, injury, or other undesirable conditions: the opposite or negative of utility.
dis- + utility (Wiktionary)