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(quote-book)|title=Francesca Carrara|volume=3|page=191|text="Why, she is one of those persons whom negatives seem invented to describe—I doubt whether she is worth one single bad quality."
Of electrical charge of an electron and related particles (defdate)
Of a number: less than zero
2009, Christopher Johns, ''Becoming a Reflective Practitioner'', John Wiley & Sons, page 15
- Negative feelings can be worked through and their energy converted into positive energy... In crisis, normal patterns of self-organization fail, resulting in anxiety (negative energy).
2011, Joe Vitale, ''The Key: the missing secret for attracting anything you want'', Body, Mind & Spirit, http://books.google.com.au/books?id=hf5qEW9n_fsC&pg=PT109&dq=positive+feelings&hl=en&sa=X&ei=MkX-T8PQCo6KmQXjr4GhBQ&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q=unwanted%20feelings&f=false
- The threat of negative feelings may seem very real, but they are nothing more than mirages... Allow the unwanted feelings to evaporate and dissolve as the mirages that they are.
2011, Anne Jones, ''Healing Negative Energies'', Hachette, page 118
- If you have been badly affected by negative energy a salt bath is wonderful for clearing and cleansing yourself... Salt attracts negative energy and will draw it away from you.
quoted in 2013, William I. Johnston, ''HIV-Negative: How the Uninfected Are Affected by AIDS'' (page 145)
- We certainly told him at that time that I was negative. We talked about transmission. We told him we don't do anything that would cause me to become positive.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones) There is indeed in perfect beauty a power which none almost can withstand; for my landlady, though she was not pleased at the negative given to the supper, declared she had never seen so lovely a creature.
(RQ:Carlyle Past and Present)
An unfavorable point or characteristic.
A right of veto.
- And as to the Constitutionality of laws, that point will come before the Judges in their proper official character. In this character they have a negative on the laws.
1788, Alexander Hamilton, s:The Federalist (Dawson)/68|''The Federalist'', no. 68
- The qualified negative of the President differs widely from this absolute negative of the British sovereign; (..)
- In the convention there does not seem to have been much diversity of opinion on the subject of the propriety of giving to the president a negative on the laws.
A negative quantity.
1887, (w), ''The Palace Beautiful: A Story for Girls'', Chapter XVIII, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15149/15149-h/15149-h.htm
- Poppy earnestly begged to be allowed to go with Jasmine on the roof, but this the good lady negatived with horror.
1924, (w), ''(w)'', London: Constable & Co., Chapter 12, http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0608511h.html
- And being of warm blood he had not the phlegm tacitly to negative any proposition by unresponsive inaction.
1892, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter XXXIII, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/110/110-h/110-h.htm
- "A comely maid, that," said the other.
- "True, comely enough. But unless I make a great mistake—" And he negatived the remainder of the definition forthwith.
1882, Riddell|J. H. Riddell, "Old Mrs Jones" in ''The Collected Ghost Stories of Mrs. J. H. Riddell'', Dover, 1977, page 192, https://books.google.ca/books?id=RFsqAQAAIAAJ&q=%22the+boastings+of+various+servants+who+declared%22&dq=%22the+boastings+of+various+servants+who+declared%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwip9tP38KPNAhVQ7WMKHTavDbwQ6AEIIDAA
- At one time an idea got abroad that the whole tale of her fortune had been a myth; (..) but the boastings of various servants who declared they had seen her with “rolls on rolls” of banknotes (..) negatived the truth of this statement.
(RQ:Strachey Eminent Victorians)
1959, (w), ''(w)'', translated by (w), Penguin, 1970, Chapter 5, page 98,
- Yet he made his largesse daily more lavish, as he saw the king negativing his efforts by taking care of the orphans and showing his remorse for the murder of his sons by his tenderness towards their little ones.
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