Meaning of NEGATIVE in English

adj. 1 contradictory, anti, contrary, dissenting, dissentious, disputing, disputatious, argumentative, adversarial, adversative, antagonistic, antipathetic, adverse, US adversary He has adopted a very negative attitude towards his job Few negative voices were heard on the issue. 2 pessimistic, unenthusiastic, cool, cold, uninterested, unresponsive The reaction to our offer has been largely negative 3 nullifying, annulling, neutralizing, voiding, cancelling The laws are mainly negative, listing only things one must not do 4 negating, refusing, denying, gainsaying, opposing The judge came to a negative decision regarding bail 5 in the negative. negatively, 'No' Asked if she wanted to go, she replied in the negative

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.