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Another word for negative

  1. Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult

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  1. To prevent or forbid authoritatively

      1. A water sprite of German mythology, usually in human form or half-human and half-fish.
      1. The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature:
      2. An instance in which this right is exercised:
      3. An official document or message from a chief executive stating the reasons for rejection of a bill.
      1. (idiomatic) To refuse, decline, or deny.
      2. (idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.
      3. (idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
      1. A negative vote, especially one that blocks the admission of an applicant to an organization.
      2. A small black ball used as a negative ballot.
      3. To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
  2. To refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

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Another word for negative

  1. Involving a refusal

  2. Lacking positive qualities

  3. Pessimistic

  1. A refusal

  2. A negative image