Definition of Reconstructive

1. Adjective. Helping to restore to good condition. "Rehabilitative exercises"

Exact synonyms: Rehabilitative
Similar to: Constructive
Derivative terms: Reconstruct, Rehabilitate



Definition of Reconstructive

1. a. Reconstructing; tending to reconstruct; as, a reconstructive policy.

Definition of Reconstructive

1. Adjective. which reconstructs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reconstructive

1. constructive [adj] - See also: constructive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reconstructive

reconstrict
reconstricted
reconstricting
reconstriction
reconstrictions
reconstricts
reconstruct
reconstructable
reconstructed
reconstructed language
reconstructed languages
reconstructible
reconstructing
reconstruction
reconstructions
reconstructive (current term)
reconstructive mammaplasty
reconstructive memory
reconstructive psychotherapy
reconstructive surgery
reconstructive surgical procedures
reconstructivism
reconstructivist
reconstructivists
reconstructor
reconstructors
reconstructs
reconsult
reconsulted
reconsulting

Literary usage of Reconstructive

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1. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"We have found it useful in instructional planning to further distinguish between the reconstructive and the constructive aspects of interactive models. ..."

2. Forty Years in China: Or, China in Transition by Rosewell Hobart Graves (1895)
"reconstructive FORCES—CONTINUED. EDUCATION. WE must reckon Christian Education among the most important reconstructive Forces in China. ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"It is often equally well called reconstructive or reparative surgery. ... These writers proved that reconstructive surgery was possible, ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"After a preliminary discussion on "Authorship and Higher Criticism" and an Illustration of reconstructive criticism, the author treats the great divisions ..."

5. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... AND reconstructive SURGERY Robert V. DeVito, MD INTRODUCTION Plastic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with the correction or restoration of ..."

6. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"PLASTIC OR reconstructive SURGER BY JOHN B. ROBERTS, MD, PHILADELPHIA. THE antiquity of reconstructive surgery seems to be esta the statement of Ehrenfried ..."

7. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"reconstructive Tendencies of the Eighteenth Century.—The eighteenth century cannot be regarded altogether as a period of revolution and destruction. ..."

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