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a negative response
a negative opinion of her qualifications
The ad campaign actually had a negative impact on sales.
I hope the divorce won’t have a negative effect on the children.
a negative attitude towards women
The article presents a rather negative view of professional sports.
Her pregnancy test was negative.
She’s remained HIV negative for years.
He tested negative for drugs and alcohol.
This is the British English definition of negative. View American English definition of negative.