An often formal act of putting an end to
A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or charge
" No negation of a fact can involve a contradiction."
The Schoolmen sought to establish other divine attributes by negation of human weaknesses and by finding in God the cause of the varied phenomena of creation.
In the history of philosophy affirmation precedes negation; dogmatism goes before scepticism.
characteristic is primarily the negation of the Finite.
the mind, something different from a mere negation, yet not equivalent to a positive thought.