Meaning of POSITIVE in English

POSITIVE

n. 25B6; adjective

a positive response : AFFIRMATIVE, favourable, good, approving, enthusiastic, supportive, encouraging.

do something positive : CONSTRUCTIVE, practical, useful, productive, helpful, worthwhile, beneficial, effective.

she seems a lot more positive : OPTIMISTIC, hopeful, confident, cheerful, sanguine, buoyant; informal upbeat.

positive economic signs : FAVOURABLE, good, promising, encouraging, heartening, propitious, auspicious.

positive proof : DEFINITE, conclusive, certain, categorical, unequivocal, incontrovertible, indisputable, undeniable, unmistakable, irrefutable, reliable, concrete, tangible, clear-cut, explicit, firm, decisive, real, actual.

I'm positive he's coming back : CERTAIN, sure, convinced, confident, satisfied, assured; as sure as eggs is eggs.

negative, pessimistic, doubtful, unsure.

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