Counterintuitive is an adjective that is used to describe something that is not what you would expect. For example, you might say that the decision to go on the trip was counterintuitive, because it was very cold outside.

  • The decision to go on the trip was very counterintuitive, because it was so cold outside.

  • The counterintuitive decision was to fire all the employees.

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Example Sentences for counterintuitive

  • 1

    For some, that may be counterintuitive, but it is correct.

  • 2

    Seems counterintuitive to me, though.

  • 3

    Or are we not being counterintuitive enough...

  • 4

    Many of the groupings are bizarre and counterintuitive.

  • 5

    Many things in math are counterintuitive.

  • 6

    Again, that may seem counterintuitive, but there it is.

  • 7

    But its unduly complicated and counterintuitive.

  • 8

    A lot of things in the world are counterintuitive.

  • 9

    A lot of this site's structure is counterintuitive.

  • 10

    Lot's of things to fix is actually good, counterintuitively.