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[poz-i-tiv-i-tee] /ˌpɒz ɪˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun, plural positivities.
the state or character of being positive: a positivity that accepts the world as it is.
something positive.
Origin of positivity
1650-60; positive + -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for positivity
  • Being sensitive doesn't mean one doesn't have positivity.
  • The pivotal difference between those with and without resilient personalities was the positivity of their emotions.
  • How to deny the negatives in your life, increasing your positivity.
  • It isn't, but it's a model of simplicity and unfussy positivity, which is the band's real signature.
  • Their morning peak of positivity happened two hours after everyone else and they didn't have a second peak at night.
  • The blind positivity is even worse than the insults.
  • There was a certain positivity that they craved, and it went against my grain not to point out what they weren't doing well.
  • Every so often, in times of pessimism and anxiety, it's refreshing to hear a good old-fashioned paean to positivity.
  • It's his positivity and his ways to motivate an athlete, to bring out the best in an athlete.
Word Origin and History for positivity

1650s, from positive (adj.) + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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