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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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And the victim has criticised the Church of England for its "cold and unsupportive" reaction to his ordeal.
I felt that their communications were cold and unsupportive. The communications sent to me felt like they came from a legal firm.
They drained more money to got home with the haunting pain of a traumatic journey and regrets on the unsupportive attitude of the cruise line.
Many cases go unaddressed because of the cultural stigma of reporting crimes-women, especially, fear possible bias in courts, unsupportive family dynamics, astronomical legal fees, and potential repercussions from their attackers.
A council report says there is limited awareness of the symptoms that women can suffer during the menopause, and that an unsupportive work environment can exacerbate these problems.
They haven't been unsupportive, but it's as if they're not sure how to be around me any more.
They haven't been unsupportive but it's as if they're not sure how to be around me any more.
He said that due to unsupportive financial policies for women, Pakistan has the lowest rate of female entrepreneurship in the world as women entrepreneurs accounted for only 1% in the country compared to 21% of male entrepreneurs.
Research on individual differences in causal attributions about others' negative outcomes (attributional styles) corroborates Weiner's helping model, linking unsupportive attributional style (i.e., a tendency to explain others' negative outcomes with causes personally controllable by the victim) with harsh treatment of others (Higgins & Shaw, 1999; Lundquist, Higgins, & Prkachin, 2002).
DIY SOS host Nick Knowles disagreed sharply with Holy Willoughby as he slammed theI'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Hereproduction team, branding them 'unsupportive' and saying that there was an adversarial 'us against them' atmosphere between the celebrities and the backstage crew.
Advocate Sabahat Rizvi who also helped draft the Transgender Bill now an Act said that it was ironic how the State and its agencies were unsupportive of the community, considering that transgender persons were not involved in a single criminal case.
My family, though supportive of my single life, is very unsupportive of my becoming a single mom.