Antonyms for preventive
prɪˈvɛn tɪv; -tə tɪv
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term preventive.
preventive, preventative, prophylactic(noun)
remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
"the doctor recommended several preventatives"
condom, contraceptive device, interference, safe, hitch, safety, birth control device, rubber, prophylactic device, preventative, contraceptive, incumbrance, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, prophylactic
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference(noun)
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
hitch, birth control device, enlistment, stoppage, hindrance, prophylactic device, halt, interference, handicap, arrest, impediment, duty tour, disturbance, load, rub, tour of duty, baulk, term of enlistment, hobble, tour, hinderance, intervention, stop, prophylactic, onus, limp, stay, hang-up, deterrent, encumbrance, contraceptive device, balk, contraceptive, incumbrance, noise, preventative, snag, burden, check
contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device(adj)
an agent or device intended to prevent conception
preventive, preventative, prophylactic(adj)
preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
"preventive medicine"; "vaccines are prophylactic"; "a prophylactic drug"
tending to prevent or hinder
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
How to use preventive in a sentence?
I am not worrying over the Ebola virus because I follow the necessary preventive measures and I think I am safe.
This was a great year for preventive worrying. Seldom in recent history have so many people worried about so many things that didn't happen in the end.
We have been training the operators in proper bunker management and segregation, preventive maintenance, as well as to ensure that heating temperature is in accordance with engine maker's specifications, we do have concerns which is why we're now in a trial period where our own fleet is starting to burn LSFO.
We’ve shown great differences among states, especially in the South, where they are years behind the rest of the U.S. in providing key preventive services, that manifests itself in different health outcomes.
This would give the regime sweeping powers to monitor online traffic in the name of an emergency or as a preventive measure, potentially compromising private and corporate data.
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