Antonyms of adj provocative

2 senses of provocative

Sense 1
provocative (vs. unprovocative) -- (serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope)

unprovocative (vs. provocative), unprovoking -- (not provocative)
        => disarming -- (capable of allaying hostility)
        => noninflammatory -- (not inflammatory)

Sense 2
provocative -- (exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative")

INDIRECT (VIA sexy) -> unsexy -- (not sexually aroused or arousing)

Similarity of adj provocative

2 senses of provocative

Sense 1
provocative (vs. unprovocative) -- (serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope)
       => agitative, agitating, provoking -- (causing or tending to cause anger or resentment; "a provoking delay at the airport")
       => challenging, intriguing -- (disturbingly provocative; "an intriguing smile")
       => charged -- (capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy; "the highly charged issue of abortion")
       => incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious -- (arousing to action or rebellion)
       => rousing -- (rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading; "tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation")
          Also See-> exciting#1

Sense 2
provocative -- (exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative")
       => sexy (vs. unsexy) -- (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes")

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