Definition - negative

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negative
  1. involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
  2. expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
  3. having a negative charge; "electrons are negative"
  4. designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"
  5. having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
  6. characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
  7. less than zero; "a negative number"
  8. reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive; "negative interest rates"
  9. not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"