1. negation

noun. ['nəˈgeɪʃən'] (logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false.


  • prosecution

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Rhymes with Negation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with negation

1. Noun, singular or mass
Declarative sentences can also be a denial of a fact, in which case they use negation:

Quotes about negation

1. The negation of severe suffering was the nearest approach to happiness I expected to know. Besides, I seemed to hold two lives - the life of thought, and that of reality.
- Charlotte Brontë, Villette

2. It is easier for a Russian to become an Atheist, than for any other nationality in the world. And not only does a Russian 'become an Atheist,' but he actually BELIEVES IN Atheism, just as though he had found a new faith, not perceiving that he has pinned his faith to a negation. Such is our anguish of thirst!
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

3. That knowledge which purifies the mind and heart alone is true Knowledge, all else is only a negation of Knowledge.
- Ramakrishna

2. negation

noun. ['nəˈgeɪʃən'] a negative statement; a statement that is a refusal or denial of some other statement.


  • overstatement

3. negation

noun. ['nəˈgeɪʃən'] the speech act of negating.


  • cancellation
  • denial
  • contradiction


  • universal
  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition