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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An amount less than zero; Characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands.

Usage examples (36)
  • Beware of negativeness, by which we mean indigestion.
  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Everlasting negativeness no matter what you do.
  • Ignoring my negativeness she began to chant and concentrate herself.
  • But ninety per cent of that negativeness is in our mental projection. for more
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