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negation

ne·ga·tion

negation

 
pronunciation:
n geI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or result of negating; denial or nullification.
antonyms:
affirmation
similar words:
negative, veto
definition 2: the absence, opposite, or negative of that which is actual or affirmative.
Despair is the negation of hope.
antonyms:
affirmation
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derivations: negational (adj.), negationist (n.)
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