nonconstructive

adjective
non·​con·​struc·​tive | \ˌnän-kən-ˈstrək-tiv \

Definition of nonconstructive 

: not constructive especially : not serving to promote improvement or advancement nonconstructive criticism

First Known Use of nonconstructive

1868, in the meaning defined above

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