Counterintuitive vs Counterintuitiveness - What's the difference?

counterintuitive | counterintuitiveness |


As an adjective counterintuitive

is contrary to intuition or common sense.

As a noun counterintuitiveness is

the property of being counterintuitive.

counterintuitive

English

Alternative forms

* counter-intuitive

Adjective

(counter-intuitive) (en adjective)
  • Contrary to intuition or common sense.
  • Antonyms

    * intuitive

    Derived terms

    * counterintuitively

    counterintuitiveness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The property of being counterintuitive.
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  • , passage=But John Latham, a senior research associate at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, said that there was simply no money for geoengineering, possibly because there‚Äôs a certain counterintuitiveness to shooting particles into the atmosphere. }}