do (oneself or someone) an injustice

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do (oneself or someone) an injustice

To view someone in an unfairly negative way. You're doing your kids an injustice by catering to their every whim—they need to learn to be independent.
See also: injustice

do yourself/somebody an inˈjustice

judge yourself/somebody unfairly: We may have been doing him an injustice. This work is good.
See also: injustice, somebody
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when those kinds of things are lumped in and put under the label of piracy, then I think we do ourselves an injustice.
We do ourselves an injustice if we devalue our own contribution or if, out of shame at our failures, we abandon our particular selves altogether.