Antonyms of adj rehabilitative

2 senses of rehabilitative

Sense 1
rehabilitative (vs. punitive) -- (designed to accomplish rehabilitation; "from a penal to a rehabilitative philosophy"- J.B.Costello; "rehabilitative treatment")

punitive (vs. rehabilitative), punitory -- (inflicting punishment; "punitive justice"; "punitive damages")
        => correctional -- (concerned with or providing correction; "a correctional institution")
        => penal -- (serving as or designed to impose punishment; "penal servitude")
        => penitentiary -- (used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers; "penitentiary institutions")
        => retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory -- (of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye")

Sense 2
reconstructive, rehabilitative -- (helping to restore to good condition; "reconstructive surgery"; "rehabilitative exercises")

INDIRECT (VIA constructive) -> destructive -- (causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism")

Similarity of adj rehabilitative

2 senses of rehabilitative

Sense 1
rehabilitative (vs. punitive) -- (designed to accomplish rehabilitation; "from a penal to a rehabilitative philosophy"- J.B.Costello; "rehabilitative treatment")

Sense 2
reconstructive, rehabilitative -- (helping to restore to good condition; "reconstructive surgery"; "rehabilitative exercises")
       => constructive (vs. destructive) -- (constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development; "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission")

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