- The definition of counterintuitive is something that goes against what you believe would be logical, or something that goes against common sense.
When treating someone badly makes him like you more instead of less, this is an example of something that is counterintuitive.
(comparative more counterintuitive, superlative most counterintuitive)
counterintuitive - Computer Definition
Contrary to intuition, instinct, or commonsense expectations. See also normal.