Something that, by attempting to do its intended task, inadvertently does the opposite.
Despite popular belief, this does not include things that are broken, such as something that doesn't work or is used improperly.
B: Nice one!
A: I thought of an Integral! I wanted to have fun so I started drinking, but then I drank too much and I threw up and no longer had fun.
B: That's not an integral! You're just stupid.
The antiderivative of sin x without boundaries is -cos x. (?sin x dx = -cos x)
Integral philosophy is a school of philosophy.
Related to that school, is the belief that humans develop through relatively similar stages of consciousness as they go through life, one such emerging stage of consciousness is often referred to as the Integral stage, or post-post modernist stage, distinct from the post-modernist stage which preceded it.