Definition: producing the opposite of what is desired
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): detrimental, useless
Antonym(s): useful, effective
1. We don’t want to follow a marketing strategy that is counterproductive to our financial goals.
2. Drinking a keg of beer is counterproductive to your desire to remain sober.
3. If a lady tosses her drink in your face, it means your attempt at flattery has produced a counterproductive result.