Definition of Negativity

1. Noun. The character of the negative electric pole.

Exact synonyms: Negativeness
Generic synonyms: Polarity, Sign
Antonyms: Positiveness, Positivity



2. Noun. Characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands.
Exact synonyms: Negativeness, Negativism
Generic synonyms: Quality
Derivative terms: Negative, Negative, Negativist, Negative
Antonyms: Positiveness, Positivity

3. Noun. An amount less than zero.
Exact synonyms: Negativeness
Generic synonyms: Amount
Derivative terms: Negative
Antonyms: Positiveness, Positivity

4. Noun. (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond.
Exact synonyms: Electronegativity
Generic synonyms: Inclination, Tendency
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry

Definition of Negativity

1. Noun. The characteristic of having a negative charge. ¹

2. Noun. The characteristic of being pessimistic or contrarian. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negativity

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Literary usage of Negativity

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1. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"For the present, however, we need not commit ourselves in regard to the exact cause of the wave of negativity which we have studied. ..."

2. Clinical electrocardiography by Fredrick Arthur Willius (1922)
"CARDIAC MORTALITY AND T WAVE negativity Derivation I.—Information has been received concerning 117 patients having T wave negativity in Derivation I of ..."

3. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1887)
"This negativity, in its first and indefinite form, appears as negativity in the world, ... This negativity appears first as evil present in the world ..."

4. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"CONCEPTS OF CONTRADICTION AND negativity IN HEGEL PRAHLAD KUMAR SARKAR The most revered and disputed part of Hegel's philosophy is his dialectical method. ..."

5. Hegel's Doctrine of Reflection: Being a Paraphrase and a Commentary by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1881)
"... absolute negativity of being (te, it is not " another," to being, but the total process in which being is utterly swallowed up, and all of its phases ..."

6. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"... when a nerve trunk is stimulated the wave of negativity spreads in both directions from the point stimulated and gives an action current on either side, ..."

7. Comparative Electro-physiology: A Physico-physiological Study by Jagadis Chandra Bose (1907)
"... depression of motile leaf; uncurling movement of spiral tendril; and galvanometric negativity—Laws of mechanical and electrical response. ..."

8. Realistic Idealism in Philosophy Itself by Nathaniel Holmes (1888)
"The upshot of Hegel's immense disquisition about "negativity," the "Negation of Negation," setting and " positing," oversetting or " cancelling," and ..."

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