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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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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.
Unique biomechanical footbed technology helps reduce excessive pronation (walking with most of your weight on the inside edge of your foot), maintain a good, natural alignment and in turn, reduce foot and knee pain and strain on other areas of the body associated with walking badly and unsupportive footwear (backed up by Birmingham Gait Lab research).
Topics are expected to include: changes in the business environment, identifying and overcoming key problems, such as limited access to information, lack of financial resources and trainings, unsupportive policy and regulatory frameworks.
Lord Myners' report lays bare a board that is reluctant to accept change and unsupportive of executive management.
While 73 percent of Israelis are unsupportive of complete withdrawal of Israeli troops from the West Bank following peace negotiations, another poll suggests that 70 percent of its 500 Jewish respondents are against the troupes retreating from the Jordan valley.
Mike's not pleased with the idea, but doesn't want to seem unsupportive.
Even Neeraj Kumar -- Delhi's police commissioner -- has said that the allegations of betting on Kundra were unsupportive and uncorroborated.
Interestingly, members of the hierarchy appear in sometimes supportive, sometimes unsupportive roles that echo the varying relationships communities of women religious have with their male counterparts today.
Separately, we see no fundamental reason for the recent rally of NCSP's shares and the overall backdrop for the stock is unsupportive as the port's co-owners are engaged in a tense dispute (see the Daily Dashboard of 11 Feb).
A recent report released unsupportive comments by German Finance Minister (Wolfgang Schaeuble) over Greece and the market is concerned that the Greek debt issue will rekindle again," Sakai said.
The survey revealed that nearly 37% of respondents found their local councils unsupportive, almost twice the number that ranked local authorities as unsupportive in the 2010 NDNA survey, at 19%.