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Synonyms for negative

Synonyms for negative

tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult

to prevent or forbid authoritatively

to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

Synonyms for negative

a reply of denial

a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance

expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant

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not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition

reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive

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less than zero

designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions

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having a negative charge

involving disadvantage or harm

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This explosion in negative phoning--called "push polling"--has largely been ignored, even though it has become the rage in American campaigns, to the detriment of both civility and the truth.
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Participants read either positive or negative comments about themselves, ostensibly written by an "evaluator" but actually composed beforehand by the investigators.
Most authors in the field acknowledge the existence of a cultural overlay to facial disfigurement which they believe adds to the negative impact of the initial disfigurement.
Present family life was rated positive by 83 percent, neutral by 13 percent and negative by 5 percent.
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Although many researchers found that people in general possess negative attitudes toward individuals with disabilities (Gething, LaCour, & Wheeler, 1994; Yuker, 1994), much of the research provided comparisons of only one group of individuals to another without identifying attitudes as positive or negative.
It was catalase positive, oxidase negative, and did not reduce nitrate to nitrite.