Antonyms of adj permissive

2 senses of permissive

Sense 1
permissive (vs. preventive) -- (not preventive)

preventive (vs. permissive), preventative -- (tending to prevent or hinder)
        => blockading -- (blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors; "the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions")
        => clogging, hindering, impeding, obstructive -- (preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street")
        => deterrent -- (tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices")
        => frustrating, frustrative, thwarting -- (preventing realization or attainment of a desire)
        => precautionary, precautional -- (taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure; "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away")
        => preclusive, obviating (prenominal) -- (made impossible)
        => preemptive, pre-emptive -- (designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence; "a preemptive business offer")
        => prohibitive, prohibitory -- (tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive")

Sense 2
permissive (vs. unpermissive) -- (granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents")

unpermissive (vs. permissive) -- (not inclined to grant permission; severe in discipline)

Similarity of adj permissive

2 senses of permissive

Sense 1
permissive (vs. preventive) -- (not preventive)
       => bailable -- (admitting of bail; "a bailable offense")

Sense 2
permissive (vs. unpermissive) -- (granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents")
       => indulgent, lenient, soft -- (tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime")

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