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1. Serving to improve or advance; helpful: constructive criticism.
2. Of or relating to construction; structural.
3. Law Inferred, imputed, or presumed from circumstances: The judge ruled that the tenant was subjected to a constructive eviction because the landlord had turned off all the utilities.

con·struc′tive·ly adv.
con·struc′tive·ness n.
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Noun1.constructiveness - the quality of serving to build or improve
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
destructiveness - the quality of causing destruction
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He's got no - no constructiveness, but that's the egg-meat of his plan, and you must understand that I'm in with it, an' so are you.
Sheikh Salman called for shedding light on tolerance and constructiveness in Islam and avoiding confrontation and ideological confrontations, asserting Islam as a contributor to other civilizations and cultures and affirming that human differences enrich and improve life -- not a source of conflicts or wars.
President Ivanov underlined in this regard that the UN had to get involved more actively as an institution under whose auspices this process unfolded, and said he hoped Macedonia's southern neighbor would demonstrate greater constructiveness in establishing political dialogue that would lead to better understanding and overcoming of bilateral differences.
The constructiveness of Ahmeti and Tachi is seen on every leader meeting.
The parties marked the importance of the previously reached agreements and constructiveness of the joint political-diplomatic activities.
In these dire circumstances, he further urged all parties to keep in mind the national interest and engage in good faith and with constructiveness in the on-going dialogue to find a peaceful resolution to the current crisis.
It was a challenging task and I want to thank all members of the football community for their productive input and constructiveness in helping to find a solution that we believe can work for everyone.
The selectivity of the perception of the media errs on the side of criticism rather than praise, focuses on that which is negative rather than positive and prefers destructiveness to constructiveness.
Former SDSM leader Branko Crvenkovski after one year in isolation from the political scene, in an interview with Deutsche Welle, supported the decision for not recognizing the election results but stressed that the concept of constructiveness promoted by SDSM was defeated with this decision.
The theory of constructiveness, the multiple intelligence theory, continues to grow in popularity today.
6) In a context characterized by such reciprocities, the need for an approach capable of capturing the mechanisms intrinsic constructiveness therefore becomes palpable, especially when taking into account Cocteau's and Williams's shared reliance on rewrites, translations, and adaptations.
The Lithuanian Presidency thanked the previous Cyprus and Irish Presidencies for their contribution on this legislative dossier, the Commission for its valuable input during the negotiations, and the European Parliament for its constructiveness.