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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disincentive mean? 

  The noun DISINCENTIVE has 1 sense:

1. a negative motivational influence

  Familiarity information: DISINCENTIVE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A negative motivational influence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting goals


deterrence; disincentive

Hypernyms ("disincentive" is a kind of...):

rational motive (a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument)


incentive (a positive motivational influence)

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