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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (logic) an idea that is true if and only if another idea is false; The speech act of making something false.

Usage examples (33)
  • On the one hand all art aims to give form and meaning to reality, and is thereby a negation of reality.
  • Sorry, strictly speaking, the negation is applied to the verb and the verb to the subject.
  • He waved his hand in negation, bowed, smiled, and rode on.
  • This final act of negation is a hammer-blow to both Jokla and the reader. for more
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