negativism


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characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands

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The inventory was designed to assess different forms of aggression and hostility and represent the eight sub scale, such as assault, indirect aggression, irritability, negativism, resentment, suspicion, verbal aggression and guilt.
They are advocating a national dialogue to reverse the 'negativism, polarisation and uncertainty' a move we would support but given the speed of events and an ever-tightening timeline there has to be doubt that much can be achieved towards this goal between now and August.
Catatonia, which is generally seen in severe psychiatric diseases, is a syndrome characterized by mutism, immobility, negativism, stereotype, mannerism, echo phenomena, perseveration, and passive obedience (1, 2).
" In a video message in Filipino, Robredo said that there are, and will be, more challenges in the future such as "the spread of negativism and hate, as well as the culture of fear and violence in society." Critics of Rodrigo Duterte's administration have said the president and his supporters have helped bring about a culture of anger and impunity among Filipinos.
A report discussed among civil servants suggested a "quiet but progressive" approach had succeeded in developing the tongue while avoiding negativism and divisiveness.
The chairman of the council of Tallinn said it was surprising how much negativism and barefaced hate one charity campaign being conducted during the run-up to Christmas is able to attract.
"But failure is not inevitable because Tunisia can succeed once Tunisians make a clean sweep of negativism and resignation and stand alongside credible parties, committed to democratic values AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA and the and carrying better visions for the country, "he said.
I must say I was thoroughly depressed at the negativism that came from the panel who all seemed to see the problems, which are many, but really none of the opportunities and benefits!
It was my husband, school and students who have helped me recover from the negativism," she said.
A The agency comments that the numbers are relatively good, compared to the situation over the past years, as the overall trend of negativism towards the parliamentas activity has been kept.
A living organisation would never be in denial that it is filled with both emotions of positivism and negativism. Every single organisation, every work station, every division, is surrounded by colleagues who are unfortunately 'possessed' of negative tendencies.
Astrology predicts the probabilities of future events and the ways by which the negativism can be siphoned to positivism.
However, it appears that Perry's efforts to counter the negativism of Trump's election to the Oval Office may have already gotten the best of her.
"I am thoroughly brassed off with the exploitation of the ordinary consumer and the sheer, destructive negativism of whole swathes of our commercial society and its entirely unreliable economic forecasters" - Sir Bernard Ingham.
That's tapas" Comedian Mark Nelson "I am thoroughly brassed off with the exploitation of the ordinary consumer and the sheer, destructive negativism of whole swathes of our commercial society and its entirely unreliable economic forecasters" Sir Bernard Ingham