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1. reinforcer

noun. (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it.

Synonyms

  • stimulation
  • reinforcement
  • negative reinforcer
  • stimulus
  • negative reinforcing stimulus
  • stimulant
  • positive reinforcer
  • input
  • reinforcing stimulus

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • depressant

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2. 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)

3. 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)

4. negative

noun. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] a reply of denial.

Synonyms

  • nay
  • double negative
  • denial

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • yes
  • straight ticket
  • be born

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

5. negative

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

Antonyms

  • validate

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

6. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] less than zero.

Antonyms

  • disprove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

7. negative

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

Synonyms

  • electronegative
  • charged

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

8. 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)

9. negative

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

Synonyms

  • damaging

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • prove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

10. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] involving disadvantage or harm.

Synonyms

  • minus

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • refrain

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

Example sentences of the word negative-reinforcer


1. Noun Phrase
When teaching a child to ride a bike, positive reinforcers include encouraging words or extra play time, while an effective negative reinforcer may be a day without chores.

2.
Noun Phrase
It is not a
negative reinforcer like a choke collar.

3.
Noun Phrase
While positive and
negative reinforcer**s aim to observe a change in practice, the impact of the reinforcers depicts how the behavior changes.

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