unsupportive

adjective un·sup·port·ive \ ˌən-sə-ˈpȯr-tiv \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of unsupportive

:not providing support :not supportive
  • But any personal gain I may have realized as a result of this environment is tempered by a public attitude toward teaching that is not only unsupportive but at times antagonistic.
  • —Howard Karlitz
  • They were unsupportive of her decision.

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First Known Use of unsupportive

1912


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