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Synonyms for negative

Synonyms for (noun) negative

Synonyms: negative Definition: a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

Similar words: film, photographic film Definition: photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies

Synonyms: negative Definition: a reply of denial Usage: he answered in the negative

Similar words: denial Definition: the act of refusing to comply (as with a request) Usage: it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges

Synonyms for (verb) negative

Synonyms: veto, negative, blackball Definition: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent Usage: The President vetoed the bill

Similar words: oppose, contradict, controvert Definition: be resistant to Usage: The board opposed his motion

Synonyms for (adjective) negative

Synonyms: negative, minus Definition: involving disadvantage or harm Usage: minus (or negative) factors

Similar words: disadvantageous Definition: constituting a disadvantage

Synonyms: negative Definition: expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

Similar words: dissentient, dissenting, dissident Definition: disagreeing, especially with a majority

Synonyms: negative, negatively charged, electronegative Definition: having a negative charge Usage: electrons are negative

Similar words: charged Definition: of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge Usage: charged particles; a charged battery

Synonyms: damaging, negative Definition: designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions Usage: negative criticism

Similar words: destructive Definition: causing destruction or much damage Usage: a policy that is destructive to the economy; destructive criticism

Synonyms: negative Definition: having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant Usage: ran a negative campaign; delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life

Similar words: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: negative Definition: characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features Usage: a negative outlook on life; a colorless negative personality; a negative evaluation; a negative reaction to an advertising campaign

Similar words: antagonistic, counter Definition: indicating opposition or resistance

Similar words: perverse Definition: marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict Usage: took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans

Synonyms: negative Definition: less than zero Usage: a negative number

Similar words: minus Definition: on the negative side or lower end of a scale Usage: minus 5 degrees; a grade of B minus

Synonyms: disconfirming, negative Definition: not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition Usage: the HIV test was negative

Similar words: Gram-negative Definition: (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method