What is the opposite of destructive?

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Opposite of causing great and irreparable damage
“A small nondestructive tsunami wave was reported to have hit the east coast of England and other countries around the North Sea.”
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Opposite of negative and unhelpful
“Some beneficial reasons to say something are to provide social lubrication and to convey information.”
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Opposite of capable of causing damage by poisoning
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Opposite of causing or liable to cause death or tragedy
“It's time to stop pretending that yesterday's mac and cheese with a squirt of ketchup qualifies as a healthy meal.”
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Opposite of highly destructive or damaging
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Opposite of full of aggression or hostility
“Simon's was able to make friends easily due to his friendly and amicable nature.”
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Opposite of characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
“Ida had kept him awake while he drowsed his way up the old King's Trace in eastern Missouri, feverish and weak.”
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Opposite of seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution
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Opposite of involving physical conflict, or having a propensity to use physical force
“I'm still a rebel, but express my anger in peaceful ways.”
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Opposite of very great in degree, often with bad or negative repercussions
“What seems to many a trifling matter of wording could have profound consequences.”
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Opposite of fateful
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Opposite of dangerous
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Opposite of leading to misfortune or ruin
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Opposite of bringing about ruin or misfortune, especially from bad luck
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Opposite of characterized by tragic or disastrous events that usually cause despair or pessimism
“This was a joyous occasion and one of pure nostalgia for me, as we recalled happy evenings spent at Flagstaff House.”
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Opposite of inclined to waste or squander money or resources
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Opposite of passive-aggressive
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(informal) Opposite of extremely unpleasant or disagreeable in nature
“This unusual salad looks pretty on a plate and has a pleasant taste.”
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(of the elements) Opposite of severe and powerful, especially to the point of being destructive
“They noticed that the air was still fresh, and that a gentle wind blew toward them.”
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