self-defeating; counter productive
(adj.) = counterproductive [counter-productive] ; self-defeating
Ex: It is arguable that such exhortation and implied criticism blunts receptivity and that it is ultimately counterproductive
Ex: Some feel that these sessions can be 'self-defeating over the long run because they are based on a reward-punishment psychology that serves to intensify the pressure on the individual'
---- * ser contraproducente = defeat + Posesivo + purpose ; blowback ; defeat + Posesivo + objective
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