antibonding
adjective Date: 1936 tending to inhibit bonding between atoms <
antibonding orbitals
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an antibonding electron
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antibonding orbital — noun an atomic or molecular orbital whose energy increases as its constituent atoms are brought closer together thus generating a repulsive force that hinders bonding …   Wiktionary

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