counterintuitive


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contrary to what common sense would suggest

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Counterintuitive as it seems, it's possible that the less focused you are, the more you are able to explore inventive possibilities.
One ascendant Dutch strategy is, like seismic design, counterintuitive.
A client of mine, who thinks he's really clever, recently gave me some seemingly counterintuitive advice.
INSECURE DANCER, WINSTON-SALEM, NC While it seems counterintuitive, one of the worst things a teacher can do is to tell a dancer (or their parents) that he or she is highly talented.
However, if you're like me, you know how counterintuitive it is to stick yourself with a needle.
Throughout most of his career, Adams has been a higher education maverick, relying on his counterintuitive perspective to guide and inform FDU's mission and vision.
Counterintuitive, I know, but maybe it works so well because Gore, improbably, proves to be a genial and inspiring presenter.
Giving testimony in front of the Committee, LMDC president Stefan Pryor made the somewhat counterintuitive point that the reduction in access ways would expedite passage from the memorial because it would be less confusing than having multiple points of egress.
Acknowledging that this may seem a bit counterintuitive, the court nonetheless found that it makes sense when considered against the backdrop of Congress's consistent purpose in drafting these provisions--to prevent potential fraud and abuse by taxpayers.
This strategy is known as price reversals or counterintuitive investing.
The fact that the body utilizes two counteracting hormones to regulate appetite might seem counterintuitive, but it does explain something that formerly puzzled researchers about ghrelin.
The results are somewhat counterintuitive," says Gangwisch, since people burn more calories when they're awake.
He sees this as partly due to the fact that much of what we know about the role of shoes in running can be counterintuitive.
1, 2005, reinsurance renewal season, brokers working in the market noted trends that appear almost counterintuitive.
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