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. a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed
  6. having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
  7. a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
  8. 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"
  9. less than zero; "a negative number"
  10. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed

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