Definition of Negativists
1. negativist [n] - See also: negativist
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Literary usage of Negativists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1919)
"They endeavour to persuade the positivists that the negativists are merely young people who have been embittered by poverty, whose behaviour will be quiet ..."
2. The Reform Movement in Judaism by David Philipson (1907)
"... subject in full earnestness they would give evidence to the world that they are not negativists and destroyers, but conservers and builders.1 Schott, ..."
3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"... and who had leisure to trouble themselves about doctrinal consideration«, might be in some danger of becoming negativists. To your Poets ! My Public. ..."
4. Degeneration by Max Simon Nordau (1895)
"... M. Paul Desjardins,J makes continual attacks on 'so-called scientific empiricism,' and speaks of the ' negativists, the empiricists, and the mechanists, ..."
5. The Standard by American Ethical Union (1920)
"This interpretation is impossible for doubters, fault-finders, and melancholy or indifferent negativists; it is also impossible for moralists who allow ..."
6. The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine (1871)
"We disdain, however, to fight on unfair terms, and we therefore give our negativists the opportunity of controverting the form of thought which the above ..."