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negative /ˈneɡətɪv/ adjective

نخیر ، گزارش منفی ، (=negation) منفی ، خنثی کردن ، منفی کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: رد یا تکذیب یا انکار کردن ، روانشناسی: منفی ، بازرگانی: معکوس ، علوم نظامی: نسخه فیلم عکاسی یا شیشه عکس
- contradictory, contrary, denying, dissenting, opposing, refusing, rejecting, resisting
- pessimistic, cynical, gloomy, jaundiced, uncooperative, unenthusiastic, unwilling
- contradiction, denial, refusal
Antonyms: affirm
Related Words: abrogate, invalidate, nullify
English Thesaurus: bad, poor, not very good, disappointing, negative, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. negative1 S2 W2 AC /ˈneɡətɪv/ adjective

1. BAD harmful, unpleasant, or not wanted Antonym : positive:
My drinking was starting to have a negative effect on my work.
the negative aspects of ageing
On the negative side, it will cost a lot.

2. NOT LIKING SOMEBODY/SOMETHING considering only the bad qualities of a situation, person etc and not the good ones Antonym : positive:
students with a negative attitude to school
They have a uniformly negative image of the police.
Jean rarely sounded so negative about her mother.

a) saying or meaning ‘no’
negative answer/reply/response
He gave a negative answer without any explanation.
b) containing one of the words ‘no’, ‘not’, ‘nothing’, ‘never’ etc Antonym : affirmative

4. SCIENTIFIC TEST not showing any sign of the chemical or medical condition that was being looked for Antonym : positive:
The pregnancy test was negative.
A person can be recently infected by HIV and have a negative result.

5. ELECTRICITY technical a negative charge is carried by electrons Antonym : positive

6. NUMBER/QUANTITY less than zero Synonym : minus Antonym : positive:
negative numbers
a negative return on our investment (=a loss)

7. BLOOD technical used in the names of blood types, meaning not having the Rhesus factor Antonym : positive
—negatively adverb

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. negative2 AC noun [countable]

1. an image on a photographic film that shows dark areas as light and light areas as dark, from which the final picture is printed:
black and white photographic negatives

2. a statement or expression that means ‘no’ Antonym : affirmative
answer/reply in the negative formal (=say 'no')
The majority of people, when asked whether or not they are creative, will reply in the negative.

3. something bad or harmful Antonym : positive:
The negatives outweigh the positives on this issue.

4. a negative result from a chemical or scientific test Antonym : positive:
The test will give a proportion of false negatives.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. negative3 verb [transitive] formal

1. to refuse to accept a proposal or request

2. to prove something to be untrue

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. only thinking about/showing sb/sth's bad qualities
VERBS be, feel, seem, sound | become | remain
ADV. distinctly, extremely, strongly, terribly, very the strongly negative implications of these survey results Their attitude was terribly negative.
completely, entirely, exclusively, purely, totally, wholly She spoke in entirely negative terms.
largely, mainly, overwhelmingly | fairly, rather, slightly, somewhat | apparently | essentially Critical thinking is essentially negative as it seeks to dissect and not to build.
PREP. about He's been rather negative about the idea.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. showing that sth has not happened/been found
VERBS be, prove, test The breathalyser test proved negative. He tested negative for HIV infection.
PREP. for The urine tests were negative for protein.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. denial
VERB + NEGATIVE answer (sth) in, reply in She answered the question in the negative.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. developed photographic film
ADJ. original | photographic | film, glass
QUANT. strip
VERB + NEGATIVE produce | develop His interest in photography started with him developing negatives that he found lying around the house.
keep We must assume that the spy kept the negatives.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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