- Antonyms of DESTRUCTIVE
good, advantageous, beneficial, creative, encouraging, favorable, fortunate, harmless, healthful, helpful, hopeful, life-giving, productive, wholesome, advantageous, ameliorative, auspicious, beneficent, beneficial, bright, constructive, creative, encouraging, fair, favorable, fluky, formative, fortuitous, fortunate, golden, good, happy, harmless, healthful, healthy, heartening, helpful, hopeful, inferential, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, invigorating, life-giving, lucky, nonfatal, nonlethal, optimistic, plastic, preservative, productive, profitable, promising, propitious, protective, providential, reconstructive, rehabilitative, rose-colored, rosy, salubrious, salutary, serviceable, shaping, structural, upbeat, useful, wholesome, rejuvenating, nondestructive.
- Examples of usage:
- The hardships of the camp and the campaign are more destructive of animal than human flesh - "Three Years in the Federal Cavalry" by Willard Glazier
- Just two just a man and a woman emerging from all the destructive might of the world - "Dan Merrithew" by Lawrence Perry
- That attempt is destructive to morals and dangerous to character - "The High Calling" by Charles M. Sheldon