Definitions for constructivekənˈstrʌk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. constructive(adj)

    constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

    "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission"

  2. constructive(adj)

    emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good

    "constructive criticism"

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  1. Constructive(a.)

    helpful; promoting improvement; intended to help; as, constructive criticism; constructive suggestions. Contrasted with destructive.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. constructif.]

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  1. constructive(Adjective)

    Relating to construction.

  2. constructive(Adjective)

    Carefully considered and meant to be helpful.

  3. constructive(Adjective)

    Imputed by law; created to give legal effect to something for equitable reasons, as with constructive notice or a constructive trust.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Constructive(adj)

    having ability to construct or form; employed in construction; as, to exhibit constructive power

  2. Constructive(adj)

    derived from, or depending on, construction or interpretation; not directly expressed, but inferred

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. constructif.]


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