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  • as indeterment
  • as indeterrence
  • as indeterrent
  • as indiscouragement
  • as inobstacle

synonyms for disincentive

  • deterrence
  • dissuasion
  • obviation
  • preclusion
  • preemption
  • hindrance
  • obstacle
  • bridle
  • check
  • curb
  • defense
  • determent
  • discouragement
  • leash
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • rein
  • shackle
  • bump
  • difficulty
  • handicap
  • hardship
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • hurdle
  • interference
  • obstruction
  • restriction
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • bar
  • block
  • catch
  • check
  • clog
  • crimp
  • encumbrance
  • hamper
  • hang-up
  • interruption
  • joker
  • mountain
  • rub
  • traverse
  • vicissitude
  • booby trap
  • Catch-22
  • monkey wrench
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How to use disincentive in a sentence

The one that’s based on conditions because it’s required to have low income might create the disincentives the board is talking about, but the universal one is less likely to create disincentives.
A SCHOOL DISTRICT OPTED OUT OF A FREE MEALS PROGRAM, SAYING STUDENTS COULD ‘BECOME SPOILED’MARÍA PAÚLAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Government bureaucracy, they argued, disrupts markets and disincentives work and competition.
THE FREE MARKET IS DEAD: WHAT WILL REPLACE IT?CHRIS HUGHESAPRIL 26, 2021TIME
Right now, she said, contact-tracing efforts are hindered by “deep disincentives” for people to quarantine.
CDC SAYS 2-WEEK CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINES CAN BE CUT TO 10 OR 7 DAYSJOEL ACHENBACHDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That not only created a risk for everyone – since that person may be exposed to others while being transported to wherever they were getting tested – it also created a disincentive to test people who weren’t symptomatic, he said.
SAN DIEGO’S MANY JAIL OUTBREAKS HAVE THESE FACTORS IN COMMONMAYA SRIKRISHNANDECEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That’s because while many Democrats favor a bigger bill, Republicans by and large think the economy is in better shape than it was last spring and have objected to benefits that might serve as a disincentive, keeping Americans from looking for work.
DENIED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS? HERE ARE YOUR OPTIONSLANCE LAMBERTDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO DISINCENTIVE

  • deterrence
  • disincentive
  • dissuasion
  • obviation
  • preclusion
  • preemption
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.