Definition of supportive in English:

supportive

Line breaks: sup¦port|ive
Pronunciation: /səˈpɔːtɪv
 
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adjective

Derivatives

supportively

adverb
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  • I am here to tell you what you need to know in order to respond sensitively and supportively to your own introverted family members, friends, and colleagues.
  • Management and the board are committed to ensuring that the process is managed as sensitively and as supportively as is possible for all our staff and students.
  • The party also kept lists of professionals, such as doctors, senior police officers and teachers, who were not identifiable as Labour party members but could be relied on to speak supportively.

supportiveness

noun
More example sentences
  • One trend revealed by the four surveys is that regard for the supportiveness of local politicians seems to be falling.
  • These two variables, which are presumed to be associated with certain parental practices and characteristics such as warmth, supportiveness, and encouragement of independence, have been found to be correlated with health behaviors.
  • An earlier study of perceptions of communication competence found that participants linked self-disclosure, supportiveness, and a relaxed style of interaction with effective communication behavior.

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