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Antonyms for restrictive
rɪˈstrɪk tɪvre·stric·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restrictiveadjective

    serving to restrict

    "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"

    Antonyms:
    nonrestrictive, unprotective, unrestrictive, emancipative

  2. restrictiveadjective

    (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports

    Antonyms:
    emancipative, unprotective, unrestrictive, nonrestrictive

Editors Contribution

  1. permissive

    without restrictions or controls

    europe has a more permissive culture compared to middle east

    Submitted by Artemis on June 29, 2017  

How to use restrictive in a sentence?

  1. Eleanor Holmes Norton:

    I have asked the Department of Defense to withdraw the rule because I’ve seen no evidence of a credible threat that would support the proposed restriction, they have been trying to get their way, but their proposal is more restrictive than necessary.

  2. Brie Larson:

    I had to stay out of the sun to get rather pale, i went on a restrictive diet ... and worked with a trauma specialist to talk about how the brain would organize itself around the sexual abuse and being trapped in a room that long but it didn't stick to me.

  3. Doris Meissner:

    This is definitely red states saying we want the kind of restrictive policies that President Joe Biden is dismantling.

  4. Jon Sherman:

    What's really galling about how severely restrictive the voter ID law requirements are for students, how many traps and hoops that are for them to navigate, is that Wisconsin has the most restrictive voting regime overall, and basically the whole country, in order to vote there.

  5. Brittney Robinson:

    Trump Victory in Pennsylvania used to be that we would only see about five to six percent of voters in Pennsylvania vote by absentee ballot. Trump Victory in Pennsylvania's less restrictive now, so we want to make sure we're taking advantage of Trump Victory in Pennsylvania.

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