adjective. ['ˈkaʊntɝprəˌdəktɪv, ˈkaʊnɝprəˌdəktɪv'] tending to hinder the achievement of a goal.
- counter- (English)
- productive (English)
Words that Rhyme with Counterproductive
How do you pronounce counterproductive?
Pronounce counterproductive as ˈkaʊnərprəˌdəktɪv.
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Example sentences of the word counterproductive
Going into a stress test with a fatigued heart is counterproductive to the test.
Quotes containing the word counterproductive
1. Regret is counterproductive. It's looking back on a past that you can't change. Questioning things as they occur can prevent regret in the future.
- Colleen Hoover, Slammed
2. With large industries throwing out the factory model as counterproductive, it is long past time for schools to do the same. I wonder how many adults would do well at dealing with different job requirements and a different boss every 47 minutes.
- Susan Ohanian