Pronunciation of Negative
/nˈɛɡətˌɪv/, /nˈɛɡətˌɪv/, /n_ˈɛ_ɡ_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/
Synonyms for negative:
despairing, dejected, not, bleakly, doom-laden, empty, daguerreotype, opposed, apocalyptic, photomontage, rebellious, bipolar, unadvantageous, passport photo, resistant, oppugn, Disaffirm, Whipped, fatalistic, no., defeatist, halftone.
print, still, traverse, dark.
Other synonyms and related words:
broken, apocalyptic, disclaim, interdict, nix, ostracize, blow up, transparency, withhold, Whipped, jaundiced, antagonistic, untoward, disconfirming, print, Against, throw out, adversary, drawback, contradict, defeatist, annul, antipathetic, candid, minus, shun, dissident, dismissive, hopeless, bleakly, counteract, hopelessly, disown, electronegative, damaging, traverse, fatalistic, oppugn, Disaffirm, unsympathetic, deselect, disconfirm, harmful, adversarial, unpromising, blackball, gainsay, controvert, halftone, despairing, cynical, forbid, downside, Incommodity, bipolar, ostracise, contravene, refute, adverse, ban, destructive, refuse, neutralize, opposed, disadvantageous, cast out, detrimental, liability, rebellious, perverse, turn down, still, microdot, proscribe, hostile, pessimistic, photomontage, repudiate, obverse, spurn, gloomy, veto, slide, inimical, deny, not, unadvantageous, invalidating, dejected, inhospitable, disbenefit, unfavorable, film, daguerreotype, snapshot, gram-negative, unsatisfactory, unfriendly, negate, dissentient, disavow, bleak, disallow, bad, mortal, backward, resistant, counter, null, close up, strike, prohibit, prejudicious, filmstrip, prejudicial, banish.
bad, contradictory (adjective)
contradictory, Disproving, counter-evidential.
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bad, damaging, destructive, dissentient, disadvantageous, disconfirming, dissenting, blackball, backward, veto, dissident, harmful, dismissive, minus, perverse, counter, electronegative, antagonistic.
Usage examples for negative:
- With delighted eyes and lingering steps he had passed slowly through this store a few days previous in his search, but had received the usual cool negative. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
- This is a question which one may answer either in the affirmative or negative, according to what he understands by education. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
- In every school the teacher and text- books may be considered a positive quality which should balance the negative power of the school itself. - "Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions", George S. Boutwell.