I got some negative feedback for my unenthralled response to Chris Christie's convention speech.
Escalating drone attacks against suspected militants in the tribal badlands only reinforce that negative view.
“We were vastly outspent with negative ads attacking me,” Romney told reporters outside of his Tampa headquarters.
One negative article erases 10 positive ones, irrespective of how many people are reading the positive versus the negative ones.
Popular definition holds that it is two consecutive quarters of negative growth.
Suppose the negative proposition, No B is A, to be true immediately or indivisibly.
It is a negative power, and is conservative in its character.
On the question whether Louis was guilty none ventured to give a negative vote.
A few took up the refrain, but the general tone was negative.
On the leeward side the negative pressure is uniform except near the edges, and its value depends on the form of the plate.
c.1400, "expressing denial," from Old French negatif (13c.) and directly from Latin negativus "that which denies," from negat-, past participle stem of negare "deny, say no" (see deny). Meaning "expressing negation" is from c.1500; that of "characterized by absence" is from 1560s. Algebraic sense is from 1670s. The electricity sense is from 1755.
Negative Capability, that is when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts without any irritable reaching after fact and reason. [John Keats, letter, Dec. 21, 1817]Related: Negatively.
late 14c., "a prohibition; absence, nonexistence; opposite," from Old French negatif and directly from Latin negativus (see negative (adj.)). Meaning "a negative statement" is from 1560s. As a response, "I refuse, disagree, no," from 1945. Meaning "a negative quality" is from 1640s. In mathematics, "a negative number," from 1706. Photographic sense first recorded 1853.
negative neg·a·tive (něg'ə-tĭv)
Expressing, containing, or consisting of a negation, refusal, or denial.
Marked by failure of response or absence of a reaction.
Not indicating the presence of microorganisms, disease, or a specific condition.
Moving or turning away from a stimulus, such as light.
Relating to or designating an electric charge of the same sign as that of an electron.
A negative element in judgment; a minus: ''drove up Dukakis' negatives'' in voter surveys (1647+)