What does negativity mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negativity, negativenessnoun

    the character of the negative electric pole

  2. negativity, negativeness, negativismnoun

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

  3. negativity, negativenessnoun

    an amount less than zero

  4. electronegativity, negativitynoun

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


  1. negativitynoun

    The characteristic of having a negative charge.

  2. negativitynoun

    The characteristic of being pessimistic or contrarian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Negativitynoun

    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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  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. Mark Zuckerberg:

    There's a lot of negativity about technology, some of it's fair, some of it's misplaced.

  2. Boris Johnson:

    The way to get our friends and partners to understand how serious we are is finally, I'm afraid, to abandon the defeatism and negativity that has enfolded us in a great cloud for so long and to prepare confidently and seriously for a WTO or no-deal outcome.

  3. RVM:

    Whenever negativity makes us drip, Inspiration creates a flip from Negative to Positive. -RVM

  4. Jeffree Star:

    I don't want anyone that is inspired by me to think that gossip, hate and negativity is how you get popular. It's not respectable at all and I've had to learn the hard way, i want you guys to know I am not who I used to be and I haven't been for a while. I will never handle a situation like this again.

  5. Michael James:

    The market's Teflon capabilities continue to demonstrate themselves again today as they have in the last week such that any signs of negativity are for the most part being shrugged off.

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