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counterproductive

adjective

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not producing the desired result
  • harsh disciplinary measures that prove to be counterproductive

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The first known use of counterproductive was in 1959

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“Counterproductive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterproductive. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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