disoperative

adjective
dis·​operative | \ "+ \

Definition of disoperative

: hostile to or hindering cooperation the balance between the cooperative, altruistic tendencies and those which are disoperative and egoistic— M. F. A. Montagu working in disoperative conditions

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History and Etymology for disoperative

dis- entry 1 + -operative (as in cooperative)

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“Disoperative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disoperative. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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