Definition of Negatively

1. Adverb. In a harmful manner. "He was negatively affected"

Partainyms: Negative

2. Adverb. In a negative way. "He was negatively inclined"
Partainyms: Negative

Definition of Negatively

1. adv. In a negative manner; with or by denial.

Definition of Negatively

1. Adverb. In a negative manner; so as to be damaging or not positive. ¹

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Definition of Negatively

1. [adv]

Medical Definition of Negatively

1. 1. In a negative manner; with or by denial. "He answered negatively." 2. In the form of speech implying the absence of something; opposed to positively. " shal show what this image of God in man is, negatively, by showing wherein it does not consist, and positively, by showing wherein it does consist. " (South) Negatively charged or electrified, having a charge of the kind of electricity called negative. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negatively

negative space
negative spaces
negative stain
negative staining
negative stimulation
negative stimulus
negative strand virus
negative stranded RNA virus
negative taxis
negative thermotaxis
negative transference
negative verb
negative verbs
negative zero
negatively (current term)
negatively bathmotropic
negatively charged
negatively dromotropic

Literary usage of Negatively

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1. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1854)
"Also, a jar may be charged negatively, by grasping the jar by the knob, ... When two jars are charged, the one positively and the other negatively, ..."

2. Rays of Positive Electricity and Their Application to Chemical Analyses by Joseph John Thomson (1913)
"negatively CHARGED PARTICLES. We have already seen (p. 18) that besides the particles which carry a positive charge of electricity there are others which ..."

3. Studies in General Physiology by Jacques Loeb (1905)
"I think also that I have discovered a difference in positively and in negatively heliotropic animals with regard to the liberation of energy. ..."

4. Electricity and Magnetism by Fleeming Jenkin (1887)
"... one invariably becomes positively and the other negatively electrified; but whereas glass rubbed with silk or flannel becomes positively electrified, ..."

5. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"What it it to mortify any sin, negatively considered. Not the i^ter destruction of it in this life. Not the dissimulation of it* Not the improvement of any ..."

6. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1860)
"The argument for the freedom of exchanges may be stated in two forms, negatively and affirmatively: negatively, by showing the Impolicy of the protective ..."

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