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negative
n. a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed
negative
n. a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
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negative, blackball, veto
v. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
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negative
adj. expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
negative
adj. (backward)
negatively charged, electronegative, negative
adj. having a negative charge; "electrons are negative"
negative, damaging
adj. designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"
negative
adj. less than zero; "a negative number"
disconfirming, negative
adj. not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
negative, minus
adj. involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
electronegative, negative
adj. having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative"
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override
v. ride (a horse) too hard
detractive
adj. causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment"
dislogistic, dyslogistic, pejorative
adj. expressing disapproval; "dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'"
uncomplimentary, unflattering
adj. showing or representing unfavorably; "an unflattering portrait"; "an uncomplimentary dress"
untoward, inauspicious, adverse
adj. contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
disapproving
adj. expressing or manifesting disapproval
prejudicious, prejudicial
adj. tending to favor preconceived ideas; "the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population"
ill
adj. indicating hostility or enmity; "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will"
wayward, perverse, obstinate, contrary
adj. resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
scornful, insulting, disdainful, contemptuous
adj. expressing extreme contempt
gibelike, taunting, mocking, jeering, derisive
adj. abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
unlucky, unfortunate
adj. causing negative effects
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sweptback, backswept
adj. used of hair
retroflex, cacuminal
adj. pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
transposed, reversed, converse
adj. turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters"
reverse, inverse
adj. reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
reverse, rearward
adj. directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
receding
adj. (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back
self-referent, reflexive
adj. referring back to itself
regardant
adj. looking backward
retracted
adj. drawn back and in; "a cat with retracted claws"
retroflexed, retroflex
adj. bent or curved backward
retrograde
adj. moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
returning, reversive
adj. tending to be turned back
positively charged, electropositive, positive
adj. having a positive charge; "protons are positive"
polar
adj. having a pair of equal and opposite charges
destructive
adj. causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"
withering, devastating, annihilating, annihilative
adj. wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction; "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"
ruinous, blasting
adj. causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin; "the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"; "a ruinous war"
corrosive
adj. spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"
devastating, crushing
adj. physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination; "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"
soul-destroying
adj. destructive to the spirit or soul; "soul-destroying labor"
erosive
adj. wearing away by friction; "the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"
obscurant, obliterating
adj. making undecipherable or imperceptible: "obliterating mists"; "an obscurant bank of clouds"
ravaging
adj. ruinously destructive and wasting; "a ravaging illness"
wasteful
adj. laying waste; "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare
pessimistic
adj. expecting the worst possible outcome
counter, antagonistic
adj. indicating opposition or resistance
counter, antagonistic
adj. indicating opposition or resistance
disconfirming, negative
adj. not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
perverse
adj. marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
perverse
adj. marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
negative, minus
adj. involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
non
adj. (prefix) reverse of or absence of: "`nonhuman' is a negative term"
non
adj. (prefix) reverse of or absence of: "`nonhuman' is a negative term"
unsupportive
adj. not furnishing support or assistance
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affirmative
n. a reply of affirmation; "he answered in the affirmative"
affirmatory, affirmative
adj. affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
favourable, favorable, positive
adj. characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
favourable, favorable
adj. encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
positive
adj. greater than zero; "positive numbers"
confirming, positive
adj. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"
neutral
adj. possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics
electropositive, positive
adj. having a positive electric charge; "protons are positive"
electroneutral, neutral
adj. having no net electric charge
negative
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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