What are some opposite words for manipulative?

Antonyms for manipulative
məˈnɪp yəˌleɪ tɪv, -yə lə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manipulative(adj)

    skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage

    "the early manipulative techniques of a three-year-old child"


Editors Contribution

  1. frank

    tustworthy, open

    he is frank

    Submitted by acronimous on April 1, 2019  

How to use manipulative in a sentence?

  1. D. Elton Trueblood:

    Engineering is a predictive science, not a manipulative art.

  2. David Mattila:

    This insecurity can even lead to more extreme and manipulative behaviors.

  3. Oliver Krischer:

    There is obviously a system of fraud and lies, i assume that the minister was informed that such manipulative devices were used.

  4. Prosecutor Mukul Chawla:

    The reality is that he simply changed his mind, was he lying to the SFO then, is he lying now, or is he simply a man out for himself, thoroughly dishonest and manipulative?

  5. Rev James Bretzke:

    Therefore, I would judge it personally in bad taste and especially manipulative to present it to the Holy Father in a situation like that where it clearly hadn't been cleared ahead of time.

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