Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or fact of being useless or counterproductive.
  • noun Something that is inefficient or counterproductive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of producing harm, hindrance, injury, or other undesirable conditions: the opposite or negative of utility.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uselessness, a lack of utility

Etymologies

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dis- + utility

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