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Synonyms for positive

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the primary form of an adjective or adverb

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a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.

persuaded of

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involving advantage or good

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indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

formally laid down or imposed

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impossible to deny or disprove

of or relating to positivism

reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion

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greater than zero

having a positive charge

marked by excessive confidence

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References in classic literature ?
I miss something," he himself confesses, "common worship, a positive religion, shared with other people.
Duty has the virtue of making us feel the reality of a positive world, while at the same time detaching us from it.
Be positive scientists, if you please; but ontology has no place in positive science, so leave it alone.
The state of mind in which we merely consider a proposition, without believing or disbelieving it, will then appear as a sophisticated product, the result of some rival force adding to the image-proposition a positive feeling which may be called suspense or non-belief--a feeling which may be compared to that of a man about to run a race waiting for the signal.
Belief as a positive phenomenon, if it exists, may be regarded, in this view, as a product of doubt, a decision after debate, an acceptance, not merely of THIS, but of THIS-RATHER-THAN-THAT.
I think it must be conceded that a mere image, without the addition of any positive feeling that could be called "belief," is apt to have a certain dynamic power, and in this sense an uncombated image has the force of a belief.
There's no denying that Raskolnikov had compromised himself seriously, but no /facts/ had come to light as yet; there was nothing positive.
Could it have concealed anything like a fact, a piece of positive evidence?
psychology/ which /cuts both ways/, nothing positive.
Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the positive airway pressure devices (PAP Devices) in the US through 2018.
Frequently basking in positive emotions defends against colds regardless of how often one experiences negative emotions, say psychologist Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and his colleagues.
The World Health Organization announces that its "3 x 5" initiative-begun in 2003 to get 3 million HIV positive people in poor nations on antiretroviral therapy by the end of 2005--will not reach its target.
In fact, Gee suggests that a positive attitude is the best way to combat the anger, frustration, and disappointment that most people feel daily.
Ceftobiprole showed positive, top-line phase III results in a first complicated skin infection study (STRAUSS I).
School-age students with disabilities often have negative school experiences related to their having a disability, and school counselors, administrators, and teachers can help to create more positive school experiences that promote their academic, career, and personal/social growth.