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DISINCENTIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disincentive mean? 

DISINCENTIVE (noun)
  The noun DISINCENTIVE has 1 sense:

1. a negative motivational influence

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DISINCENTIVE (noun)


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Meaning:

A negative motivational influence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting goals

Synonyms:

deterrence; disincentive

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

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

Antonym:

incentive (a positive motivational influence)


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