Variant of negation
- the act or an instance of denying; negative answer; denial
- the lack or opposite of some positive character or quality: death is the negation of life
- something negative; nonentity
Origin: from French or L: French négation from Classical Latin negatio from negatus, past participle of negare, to deny from neg(i)- from ne- (see no) plush an unverified form -g(h)- from Indo-European an unverified form ĝ(h)i, intensive particle used after negation
- negational adjective
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