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1. unproductive

adjective. ['ˌənprəˈdʌktɪv'] not producing or capable of producing.

Synonyms

  • uncreative
  • futile
  • dry
  • nonproductive
  • vain
  • sleeveless
  • fruitless
  • unprofitable
  • sterile
  • infertile
  • unfertile

Antonyms

  • creative
  • fertile
  • profitable
  • dryness

Etymology

  • productive (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unproductive

  • superconductive
  • reconstructive
  • photoconductive
  • nonproductive
  • reproductive
  • constructive
  • obstructive
  • instructive
  • destructive
  • conductive
  • seductive

Sentences with unproductive


1. Adjective
Do you feel unproductive during the day?

Quotes about unproductive


1. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

2. The most boring and unproductive question one can ask of any religion is whether or not it is true.
- Alain de Botton, Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion

2. unproductive

adjective. ['ˌənprəˈdʌktɪv'] not producing desired results.

Synonyms

  • ineffectual
  • uneffective

Antonyms

  • original
  • uncreativeness
  • useful

Etymology

  • productive (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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