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NEGATIVE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"

  2. [noun] a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed

  3. [verb] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
    Synonyms: veto, blackball

  4. [adjective] characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"

  5. [adjective] reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive

  6. [adjective] having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative"
    Synonyms: electro

  7. [adjective] expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

  8. [adjective] having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"

  9. [adjective] not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
    Synonyms: disconfirming

  10. [adjective] less than zero; "a negative number"

  11. [adjective] designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"
    Synonyms: damaging

  12. [adjective] involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
    Synonyms: minus

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