negative

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  • Moving down is the same as moving up a negative distance.
  • Human society and forests influence each other in both positive and negative ways.
  • This negative association with independence will lead them to let others make decisions in place of them.
  • However, the experience of hearing voices need not always be a negative one.
  • If he negatives it then, it cannot be presented a third time till after another new election. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 3 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • It was very difficult to deal with a man who took his stand upon nothing but negatives. Cited from From Death into Life, by William Haslam
  • The idea of negative matter appears in past theories of matter that have now been abandoned.
  • However, what one generation may see as positive, later generations may experience negative effects from.
  • They went right to work on the negatives and soon had a report. Cited from The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects, by Edward Ruppelt
  • The disease has been associated with major negative economic effects on regions where it is widespread.
  • This treatment had many negative side-effects, and was later replaced by more effective drugs.
  • His poetry often received strong reviews (either positive or negative), but never sold well.
  • The natural growth rate of the population is negative.
  • I also had to deal with negatives that had already been cut.
  • The negative sign follows the convention that work is gained from a loss of potential energy.
  • Researchers who got negative results abandoned the field, while others kept publishing.
  • This, along with the city's struggling professional sports teams, drew negative national press.
  • Not all saw the war in negative terms.
  • It took him around five negatives to create the final image.
  • The two square roots of a complex number are always negatives of each other.
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Meaning of negative

  • noun A reply of denial
    he answered in the negative
  • noun A piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed
  • 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
  • adjective Expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
  • adjective Not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition
    the HIV test was negative
  • adjective Reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive
    negative interest rates