Definition of unconducive in English:



usually unconducive to
  • Making a certain situation or outcome unlikely or impossible.

    ‘the atmosphere remains unconducive to frank and open debate’
    • ‘Instead of the students who are behaving in a manner unconducive to free academic inquiry, it is the professors.’
    • ‘They will discover that they have actually created an unconducive atmosphere in which to learn.’
    • ‘His barren, bookless rooms are unconducive to the pure stream of artistic endeavour.’
    • ‘The hours can be pretty unconducive to being a part of normal society, and I was getting home at five in the morning.’
    • ‘Home conditions were often unconducive to academic achievement.’
    • ‘The broadcasters have in this regard certainly been unconducive to the public good.’
    • ‘I could never see the entire stage, and found that a constantly craned neck is unconducive to emotional empathy.’
    • ‘Zoo life is decidedly unconducive to panda romance.’
    • ‘Despite conditions seemingly unconducive to higher learning, teachers say the inmates are remarkable students, curious, focused, and hungry to learn.’
    • ‘A huge attendance witnessed a tension-filled encounter in conditions unconducive to good football.’