uncorrective

corrective

[kuh-rek-tiv]
adjective
1.
tending to correct or rectify; remedial: corrective exercises.
noun
2.
a means of correcting; corrective agent.

Origin:
1525–35; (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin corrēctīvus. See correct, -ive

correctively, adverb
noncorrective, adjective, noun
noncorrectively, adverb
uncorrective, adjective
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corrective (kəˈrɛktɪv)
 
adj
1.  tending or intended to correct
 
n
2.  something that tends or is intended to correct
 
cor'rectively
 
adv

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corrective
c.1600, verb and noun, from Fr. correctif, from L. correct-, pp. stem of corrigere (see correct).
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corrective cor·rec·tive (kə-rěk'tĭv)
adj.
Counteracting or modifying what is malfunctioning, undesirable, or injurious. n.
An agent that corrects.

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