Antonyms of adj retaliatory

1 sense of retaliatory

Sense 1
retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory -- (of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye")

INDIRECT (VIA punitive) -> rehabilitative -- (designed to accomplish rehabilitation; "from a penal to a rehabilitative philosophy"- J.B.Costello; "rehabilitative treatment")

Similarity of adj retaliatory

1 sense of retaliatory

Sense 1
retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory -- (of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye")
       => punitive (vs. rehabilitative), punitory -- (inflicting punishment; "punitive justice"; "punitive damages")

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