inconducive

[in-kuh n-doo-siv, -dyoo-]

adjective

not conducive; tending to be harmful or injurious: inconducive to the public good.

Origin of inconducive

First recorded in 1840–50; in-3 + conducive
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Word Origin and History for inconducive
adj.

1848, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + conducive.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper