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negative
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
1. Not positive; without affirmative statement or demonstration; indirect; consisting in the absence of something; privative; as, a negative argument; a negative morality; negative criticism.
2. Asserting absence of connection between a subject and a predicate; as, a negative proposition.
5. Metalloidal; nonmetallic; - contracted with positive or basic; as, the nitro group is negative.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.
2. A word used in denial or refusal; as, not, no.
3. The refusal or withholding of assents; veto.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To prove unreal or intrue; to disprove.
3. To neutralize the force of; to counteract.
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