noun[mass noun] Economics
The adverse or harmful effects associated with a particular activity or process, especially when carried out over a long period.
More example sentences
- Workers will accept this wage if it at least offsets the marginal disutility of work.
- Work in Mechanics corresponds to disutility in Economics.
- This could be represented by, for example, an increasing marginal disutility of travel time.
Definition of disutility in:
- The US English dictionary