Improductive vs Unproductive - What's the difference?

improductive | unproductive |


As adjectives the difference between improductive and unproductive

is that improductive is unproductive while unproductive is not productive; useless; fruitless.

improductive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • unproductive
  • * 1816 , The Monthly Magazine
  • But, as the principal of the loan, or, if you will, the capital lent, is generally consumed in consequence of this transfer, public loans produce an improductive consumption, a destruction of capital.

    Usage notes

    * Generally an error by non-native speakers. ----

    unproductive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not productive; useless; fruitless.
  • :Juggling is an amusing pastime, but generally unproductive .
  • Synonyms

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