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
How to use negation in a sentence
Tea Party politicians had campaigned on a platform of policy negation and government shutdown, and they achieved their aims.
If you have $300,000 to $400,000 in liability and get $100,000 in negation value, you’re losing money on the deal.Future of TV Briefing: 5 takeaways from this year’s TV upfront market|Tim Peterson|July 28, 2021|Digiday
This is just such a negation of the progress that we’ve made.The ‘Mother of Lesbian History’ Looks Back — and Forward|Randy Dotinga|July 17, 2021|Voice of San Diego
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