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Formative

Pronunciation of Formative
/fˈɔːmətˌɪv/, /fˈɔːmətˌɪv/, /f_ˈɔː_m_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/

Antonyms for formative:

destructive.

Synonyms for formative:

Sense 1

deciding, limp, driving, determining, bony, conducive.

Sense 2

decisive, enabling, fecund, contributory, catalytic.

Sense 3

instrumental, productive, fertile, prolific.

fundamental

structural.

inventive

creative.

Other synonyms and related words:

decisive, constructive, plastic, prolific, immature, inchoative, pliant, catalytic, determining, juvenile, fictile, creative, enabling, productive, moldable, young, fecund, bony, shaping, structural, limp, contributory.

beginning (adjective)

hatching, emerging, fetal, first, infantile, Dawned, preparatory, infant, alpha, primal, initial, beginning, sprouting, maiden, genesis, inaugural, baby, foremost, original, Commencing, primordial, introductory, budding, precursory, new, preliminary, early, germinal, primeval, incipient, starting, embryonic, newborn, aboriginal, nascent.

causative (adjective)

germinal, causal, executive, causative, effective, motivational, pivotal, influential, generative, responsible.

influential, impressionable (adjective)

moldable, pliant, immature, shaping.

juvenile (adjective)

infant.

original (adjective)

generative, causal.

pure (adjective)

indivisible, sinless, basic, stainless, foundational, faultless, angelic, fundamental, decent, white, irreducible, nascent, blameless, elemental, purebred, innocent, pure, untainted, undiluted, unalloyed, chaste, virtuous, unblemished, unsullied, uncluttered, basal, clear, spotless, Simon-pure, unadorned, elementary, prime, aboriginal, unadulterated, primal, essential, atomic, immaculate, bare, untarnished, honorable, clean, simple, undefiled, guiltless, monolithic, austere, stark, plain, primary.

young (adjective)

juvenile.

Sense 1 (noun)

driving, juvenile, instrumental, enabling, deciding, decisive.

formative (noun)

inchoative, shaping, young, immature, constructive.

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