What is the opposite of derogatory?

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Adjective
Opposite of tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone
Adjective
Opposite of impolite or bad-mannered
“Michael was a very polite man who would often consider the feelings of others before making a decision.”
Adjective
Opposite of coarse, vulgar or abusive in nature
Adjective
Opposite of offensive in nature
“The letters require tactful, delicate, inoffensive, non-confrontational responses.”
Adjective
Opposite of leading to misfortune or ruin
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to find fault too readily
Adjective
Opposite of negative and unhelpful
“Some beneficial reasons to say something are to provide social lubrication and to convey information.”
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