unsupportive


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Adj.1.unsupportive - not furnishing support or assistanceunsupportive - not furnishing support or assistance
negative - characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
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The study also found 83 per cent were unsupportive of the planned changes.
Although the intensity of the situation has been equally fuelled by the unsupportive role of neighbouring India, rounds of dialogues between Pakistan and Afghanistan do not inch beyond the rhetorical statements expressing the will of the leaders from the two countries for better relations with each other.
For someone who was unsupportive of Jeremy Corbyn, she has certainly fallen in line in quite a rabid fashion with his Marxist agenda.
This is his way to survive at the time when his father becomes unsupportive of Junyee's dream to study Fine Arts.
Alternatively it can be unsupportive, and add pressure to an already difficult situation.
Without this alignment, both business and personal achievements are far more likely to fail and unsupportive work cultures established.
I feel sorry for the girl who wrote in because her parents don't approve of her fiance and were unsupportive when he was recovering from depression (Dear Coleen, August 5).
Notwithstanding an unsupportive global environment, India clocked a GDP growth of 7.
Vic Salazar is ready to finish high school and get out from under his unsupportive father's roof; ever since his mother left to take care of family in Mexico, the only thing that is keeping him there are his younger twin sisters.
The congresswoman revealed that she will no longer run for vice governor because she wants to concentrate on Geraldine's campaign, which she expects to be a difficult one because of the Catholic church's unsupportive stance on transgender sexuality.
Chief executive, Tidjane Thiam, said, 'We're dealing with a really very well-performing investment bank, but where sometimes regulation has developed in an unsupportive or unfavourable way.
Endometriosis and chronic pain were the most common reasons for unnecessary uterus removal; pathology was unsupportive of surgery in about 40% of those cases.