Simple Definition of counterintuitive
: different from what you would expect : not agreeing with what seems right or natural
Full Definition of counterintuitive
: contrary to what one would intuitively expect
counterintuitivelyplay \-lē\ adverb
Examples of counterintuitive in a sentence
It may seem counterintuitive, but we do burn calories when we are sleeping.
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