adjective. having a positive charge.
1. Adjective The elements that are most likely to lose electrons in a reaction are those that are lowest on the Pauling scale, or which are the most electropositive. 2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present The electrons shared in covalent bonds between hydrogen and oxygen lie much closer to the oxygen atom, making the oxygen atom in H2O electronegative and the hydrogen atoms electropositive.