AskDefine | Define negativity

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1 the disagreeable quality of one who dissents [syn: negativeness] [ant: positiveness]
2 characterized by habitual skepticism and a tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands [syn: negativism] [ant: positivism]
3 (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond [syn: electronegativity]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The characteristic of having a negative charge.
  2. The characteristic of being pessimistic or contrarian.

Extensive Definition

Negativity can represent several things

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