negative

Definition

adjective
meaning 'no'
Usage
the answer was in the negative
the answer was 'no'

Use negative in a sentence

You should try to make sure that you do not say anything negative that may have long term consequences on you.

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They always had a negative view about me, even though I was always kind to them and did favors for them that no one else would do.

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The negative answer had surprised the advertising agency so much that they had needed the answer confirmed, since they had been sure their idea would be approved.

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