What does negativity mean?

Definitions for negativity
ˌnɛg əˈtɪv ɪ tineg·a·tiv·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negativity, negativeness(noun)

    the character of the negative electric pole

  2. negativity, negativeness, negativism(noun)

    characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands

  3. negativity, negativeness(noun)

    an amount less than zero

  4. electronegativity, negativity(noun)

    (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond


  1. negativity(Noun)

    The characteristic of having a negative charge.

  2. negativity(Noun)

    The characteristic of being pessimistic or contrarian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Negativity(noun)

    the quality or state of being negative

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Negativity

    the name given in philosophy to the negative element determinative or definitive of things and all ideas of things, whereby a thing is this because it is not that, and is seen to be this because it is seen not to be that, an antagonism essential to all forms of being, spiritual as well as material, and to all definite and distinct thought.

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How to say negativity in sign language?

  1. negativity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of negativity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of negativity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of negativity in a Sentence

  1. Former Police Chief Jane Castor:

    We don't tear people down with negativity.

  2. H.W. Mann:

    Negative feelings about the past bring negativity to the present

  3. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    No negativity has resulted from the problems we have recently faced.

  4. Derrick Irwin:

    The negativity around emerging markets is pretty intense and not unjustifiably so.

  5. Brian Pow:

    It's created more negativity, we've seen it in the oil price getting pushed down hard.

Images & Illustrations of negativity

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