unsupportive


unsupportive

adjective

  1. giving support.
  2. providing sympathy or encouragement: His family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer.
  3. providing additional help, information, etc.; auxiliary: manufacturers of supportive materials.
  4. Medicine/Medical. helping to maintain a normal physiological balance, as by the intravenous administration of required nutriment.

adjective

  1. providing support, esp moral or emotional support

adj.1590s, from support + -ive. Called “rare” in OED (1933). Related: Supportively; supportiveness.

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