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English noun: negativity

1. negativity the character of the negative electric pole


Synonymsnegativeness


Broader (hypernym)polarity, sign


Antonymspositiveness, positivity

2. negativity (attribute) characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands


Synonymsnegativeness, negativism


Broader (hypernym)quality


Antonymspositiveness, positivism, positivity

3. negativity (attribute) an amount less than zero


Synonymsnegativeness


Broader (hypernym)amount


Antonymspositiveness, positivity

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


Synonymselectronegativity


Broader (hypernym)inclination, tendency


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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