Disserving
Disserve Dis*serve", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Di?????}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disserving}.] [Pref. dis- + serve: cf. F. desservir.] To fail to serve; to do injury or mischief to; to damage; to hurt; to harm. [1913 Webster]

Have neither served nor disserved the interests of any party. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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