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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negativelyadverb

    in a harmful manner

    "he was negatively affected"

  2. negativelyadverb

    in a negative way

    "he was negatively inclined"


  1. negativelyadverb

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Negativelyadverb

    Etymology: from negative.

    When I asked him whether he had not drunk at all? he answered negatively. Boyle.

    The fathers draw arguments from the Scripture negatively in reproof of that which is evil; Scriptures teach it not, avoid it therefore. Richard Hooker, b. ii.

    I shall shew what this image of God in man is, negatively, by shewing wherein it does not consist; and positively, by shewing wherein it does. Robert South, Serm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Negativelyadverb

    in a negative manner; with or by denial

  2. Negativelyadverb

    in the form of speech implying the absence of something; -- opposed to positively

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of negatively in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of negatively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of negatively in a Sentence

  1. Dan Herron:

    You may want to reduce your 401( k) contribution in order to replenish savings and make sure you have enough cash to maintain your living expenses, while this can negatively impact your financial plan, your current well-being is more important.

  2. Stephen Heder:

    The U.S. wasn't that concerned about what happened one way or the other in Cambodia but only concerned about it to the extent that it impacted positively or negatively on their situation in Vietnam.

  3. Jennifer Sclafani:

    President Trump tends to talk in personally evaluative terms - both positively and negatively - about his contemporaries. During his campaign, he was better known for his personal insults, but he is also a very complimentary president, hIs compliments, however, tend to be less substantial in terms of touting the complimentee's professional credentials or abilities, and are rather generally evaluative.

  4. Mehmet Simsek:

    If reforms are partial or if they do not progress at all, this will of course affect growth negatively.

  5. Julieta Garibay:

    He's very much an immigrant traitor, he plays this card of, 'I have an immigrant background and I'm proud of my parents,' but yet he puts out this legislation that would definitely negatively impact folks coming from Cuba.

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