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Synonyms for disincentive
ˌdɪs ɪnˈsɛn tɪvdis·in·cen·tive

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Wiktionary

  1. disincentivenoun

    Antonyms:
    incentive

  2. disincentivenoun

    Antonyms:
    incentive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disincentive, deterrencenoun

    a negative motivational influence

    Synonyms:
    deterrence, intimidation, determent

    Antonyms:
    motivator, inducement, incentive

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  1. List of paraphrases for "disincentive":

    deterrent, deterrence, obstacle, brake

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#6517brake
#16523obstacle
#24331intimidation
#28533deterrent
#34514deterrence
#68777disincentive

How to use disincentive in a sentence?

  1. Republican Sen. John McCain:

    It is a disturbing development and escalatory development, one which heightens our need to make the Chinese understand that their actions are in violation of international law and their actions are going to be condemned by everyone in the world, we are not going to have a conflict with China but we can take certain measures which will be a disincentive to China to continue these kinds of activities.

  2. Thenmozhi Soundararajan:

    There's a real disincentive for caste-oppressed Dalit people to share their discrimination.

  3. Republican McConnell:

    Whether it's a payroll tax deduction, whether it's making sure that unemployment benefits continue without a disincentive to return to work.

  4. Larry Kudlow:

    I think it is a disincentive to go back to work, we think we can create a much better balance to provide incentives to come back to work.

  5. Zhou Xiaochoan:

    We worry a little bit that the price signal may give disincentive for new energy types to develop, and could reduce investment in new non-fossil energy.

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