- having a negative electrical charge; tending to move to the positive electrode, or anode, in electrolysis
- having the ability to attract electrons, esp. in forming a chemical bond
an electronegative substance
- Having a negative electric charge.
- Tending to attract electrons to form a chemical bond.
- Capable of acting as a negative electrode.
(comparative more electronegative, superlative most electronegative)
electro- + negative