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What is a single word used for describing a case where something is easier to create than to destroy. Which is the opposite of something that is harder to create than destroy (e.g creating a RC plane is hard but destroying it is easy).

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    Disorder is more easily created than destroyed.
    – jxh
    Dec 28, 2015 at 22:55
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    Thermodynamics doesn't work that way. :-)
    – choster
    Dec 29, 2015 at 0:36
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    Sounds like a riddle.
    – Drew
    Dec 29, 2015 at 1:57
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    Also, a bad first impression has this property.
    – jxh
    Dec 29, 2015 at 2:01
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    There's the "Pandora's Box" concept, that once something has been done it cannot easily be undone. "Nuclear weapons can't be uninvented" is a common example.
    – JHCL
    Jan 7, 2016 at 13:30

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Consider nearly irrevocable or almost irreversible (or "almost beyond recall").

"irrevocable" definition: not able to be revoked, changed, or undone. It mainly applies to decisions.

"irreversible" definition: that cannot be reversed or changed back. It mainly applies to actions or permanent damages.

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What is a single word used for describing a case where something is easier to create than destroy: (somewhat neologistically and definitely reeking of jargon but) one could perhaps say "contra-entropic."

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