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1. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • perverse
  • counter
  • antagonistic

Antonyms

  • supportive
  • positive
  • optimistic
  • constructive

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word negative-feedback


1. Noun Phrase
Devote equal time to positive and negative feedback.

2. Noun Phrase
This is called "negative feedback regulation."

3. Noun Phrase
This is how most homeostatic mechanisms operate: on the basis of *negative feedback*.

4. Noun Phrase
You can also gauge someone's reaction to gain positive or negative feedback and use it to your advantage.

2. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial.

Synonyms

  • dissenting
  • dissident
  • unfavorable
  • disinclined
  • dissentient

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • favorable
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

3. feedback

noun. ['ˈfiːdˌbæk'] response to an inquiry or experiment.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • response

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feed (English)
  • feden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. feedback

noun. ['ˈfiːdˌbæk'] the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • regeneration
  • negative feedback

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feed (English)
  • feden (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. negative

noun. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] a reply of denial.

Synonyms

  • nay
  • double negative
  • denial

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • yes
  • straight ticket
  • be born

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

6. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • validate

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

7. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] less than zero.

Antonyms

  • disprove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

8. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having a negative charge.

Synonyms

  • electronegative
  • charged

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

9. negative

verb. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.

Synonyms

  • veto
  • blackball
  • contradict
  • vote
  • vote down
  • vote out
  • kill
  • defeat
  • controvert
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • add
  • begin
  • succumb
  • success

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

10. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions.

Synonyms

  • damaging

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • prove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)
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