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Negative

Negative is an English word meaning "-" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of negative
- Negative adj
- Characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign" [ant: {neutral}, {positive}]
- Reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive
- Having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative" [syn: {electronegative}] [ant: {neutral}, {positive}]
- Expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial [ant: {affirmative}]
- Having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
- Not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative" [syn: {disconfirming}] [ant: {positive}]
- Less than zero; "a negative number"
- Designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism" [syn: {damaging}]
- Involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors" [syn: {minus}] n
- A reply of denial; "he answered in the negative" [ant: {affirmative}]
- A piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed v : vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill" [syn: {veto}, {blackball}]
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