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Synonyms for negative

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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


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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