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Noun: negativity  ,ne-gu'ti-vu-tee
  1. The character of the negative electric pole
    - negativeness
     
  2. Characterized by habitual scepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    - negativeness, negativism
     
  3. An amount less than zero
    - negativeness
     
  4. (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond
    - electronegativity

Derived forms: negativities

Type of: amount, inclination, polarity, quality, sign, tendency

Antonym: positivity

Encyclopedia: Negativity