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Origin of negation
OTHER WORDS FROM negationne·ga·tion·al, adjectivene·ga·tion·ist, nounnon·ne·ga·tion, nounre·ne·ga·tion, noun
Words nearby negation
Example sentences from the Web for negation
The first hurdle to restarting stimulus negations was cleared Tuesday when Democratic and Republican leaders came to terms on a stop-gap funding bill that would avert a government shutdown at the end of September.Will House Democrats be able to revive $1,200 stimulus checks?|Lee Clifford|September 23, 2020|Fortune
Negation: Were there any related denying stories competing for attention?TRAILS: The Tool That Tracks Truth and Lies On Twitter|Brandy Zadrozny|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It ended as a morality play about the failure to protect civil liberties…[and] the complete negation of the evidence of abuse.How the ‘Witch Hunt’ Myth Undermined American Justice|Jason Berry|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe” will be on display at Dallas Contemporary through August 10, 2014.
In order to build a Jewish nation and society, Zionists classically engaged in “negation of the Diaspora,” or shlilat hagolah.Jonathan Pollard Means Israeli-American Squabbling Instead of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiation|Raphael Magarik|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And that treatise of Van de Water, the Belgian, on the sublimation of the sub-conscious by the negation of the self-censor.
"Oh, don't undertake to deny your eccentric taste," she returns, checking a negation on Adolphe's lips.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
That old Spanish art of religion and dogma was changed under his hands to an art of negation and sarcasm.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
He bellowed an angry command, but the Bugi closed his eyes and lowered his head resignedly, nodding in negation.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
She sat absolutely still and made no sign except that of her obstinate face of negation.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for negation
- the operator that forms one sentence from another and corresponds to the English not
- a sentence so formed. It is usually written –p, ~p, ̄p or ⇁ p, where p is the given sentence, and is false when the given sentence is true, and true when it is false