Antonyms of adj cautionary

2 senses of cautionary

Sense 1
cautionary, prophylactic -- (warding off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze)

INDIRECT (VIA protective) -> unprotective -- (not affording protection)

Sense 2
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning (prenominal) -- (serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence")

INDIRECT (VIA dissuasive) -> persuasive -- (intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument")

Similarity of adj cautionary

2 senses of cautionary

Sense 1
cautionary, prophylactic -- (warding off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze)
       => protective (vs. unprotective) -- (intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs")

Sense 2
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning (prenominal) -- (serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence")
       => dissuasive (vs. persuasive) -- (deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand")

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