Meaning of “disutility” in the English Dictionary


"disutility" in Business English

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disutilitynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌdɪsjuːˈtɪləti/ us ECONOMICS

the harmful effect of something, such as a lack of satisfaction or success:

A major factor in the disutility of labor is the extra time that the worker must give up in order to earn more money.

(Definition of “disutility” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)