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Example sentences for negative
The negative space in art is as important as the filled in parts.
The positive charge is full, let's add the negative.
The negative must be put as well as the affirmative, a majority vote being required for each member of the committee.
If it is negative, one gets a one year before being terminated.
Maintaining a house is expensive and an abandoned home imposes a negative externality on its neighbours.
The more the muscles of the acetabulum contract, the higher the negative pressure and the firmer the sucker's grip.
Sign languages are based on the positive use of the eyes, not the negative function of the ears.
It causes animals to cope with a negative experience and impairs normal behavior.
But until recently, chemists had only made polymers that conducted either positive or negative charges.
Tourism has also caused a negative impact in some areas, through litter and severe erosion.
Finalists will be further required to submit a negative or high-resolution file.
There's been an effort to paint me as this negative figure on the reservation, but not because of my writing.
Cheerfully and repeatedly stonewall when asked for negative information.
Negative outlook is a relatively soft warning whereas negative credit watch is almost an ultimatum.
After viewing each face, participants pressed a button to indicate whether the image displayed positive or negative emotion.
These wretched ballets had a certain negative importance.
He put a pair of scissors on a table and told me to draw the negative space around the scissors, not the scissors themselves.
Some negative effects come with the good of all the new safety equipment.
Their other qualities, in the view of humankind, are negative.
The latter give us only the negative liberty to starve and be unemployed.
If you're an author confronted with a negative book review, you have several options.
There can also be unintended effects, which can be positive but often are negative.
Also, these sorts of laws have a hugely negative impact on the street-food culture.
Obviously, that's the kind of thing that should not be encouraged: socially negative contribution.
They also can have profoundly negative impacts on a talented scientist's career, if the odds never manage to tip in their favor.
The model captures the benefit or disadvantage by allowing it take a positive or negative value.
In short, those negative precepts which we call taboo are just as vain and futile
When published the cards received negative publicity.
As many as are of the negative will signify it in the same way.
My teaching evaluations for over a decade are completely flawless, with not one negative comment and dozens of positives.
Short-term real rates were negative, but aren't any longer.
Neuroscientists have shown that by altering brain-wave patterns, the discipline purges negative thoughts.
In addition, many drugs' negative effects don't show themselves for years.
Main problem is, election system doesn't enable voters to express their negative opinion.
Current trends reveal an interesting combination of positive and negative indicators.
The article also implied that serving minority students has a negative impact on graduation and default rates.
To put it another way, the real natural rate of interest right now is negative.
Of course there are negative feedback loops in the atmosphere.
If she had a guy a little bit negative, that would be a disaster.
It is relatively easy to demonstrate that humans have a genetically prepared negative response to nature.
No experiment, giving an unexpected negative result, has had such an impact on the history of physics.
Some wires, made of cobalt oxide and gold, become the negative poles of the battery.
The panel is green at a positive voltage, blue when uncharged, and pink when negative.
As concerned her own individual existence, she had long ago decided in the negative, and dismissed the point as settled.
But each time they have looked for it their results come up negative.
Any form of tourism can bring negative impacts, including damage to the physical environment and changed lifestyles.
They were the originals-there was no negative, only the film you got back.
In fact they form a kind of negative image of what made his silent movies so strange and delightful.
Once again it appears that sometimes, trying to suppress large forest fires might be creating unintended negative consequences.
In a semiconductor silicon cell, silicon material absorbs light, but it also conducts the negative and positive charge carriers.
Don't make negative comments about current or former employers.
No other flavor can provoke such an intense negative reaction.
Third, real-life taxation is distortionary, and this will exacerbate the negative response of consumption.
Furthermore, negative electrical charges from the electrons of the solid host partly cancel the repulsion between the nuclei.
Similarly, the strategy of tying teacher evaluations to test scores will have predictably negative consequences.
Positive emotions are governed by the prefrontal cortex's left side, negative by the right side.
He claims that the modern system selects for conscientiousness over raw intelligence, with negative consequences.
This is not good public relations for the phone company and for sure it has a negative impact on business.
More than that and you start to get quite negative impacts.
It's negative only for people who are afraid of change.
But colleges and universities also owe candidates the opportunity to clear any negative information that comes to light.
Energy is costly, however, and its production often has negative environmental consequences.
And to make ultra-heavy hydrogen, they replaced one of the electrons in a helium atom with a negative muon.
The injustice of the given can incite mere mortals to hostile, negative feelings.
Nonsynonymous changes can be neutral as well, but they may also have functional consequences which are negative or positive.
People spend hours in psychologists' offices trying to turn negative thoughts into positive ones.
It is necessary to know whether your car has a positive or negative ground if your battery markings are unreadable.
It pains me to see all these negative things about our fair city.
If the vote is in the negative, a time for the reception of the report should be appointed either by a vote or by general consent.
In the view of some educators as well as critics of the education system, those negative feelings obstruct the learning process.
There used to be a negative connotation about veganism.
Many of my patients with prediabetes or diabetes do not realize the negative effect that disease has on their hearts.
To keep them open, engineers apply a voltage--a positive voltage on the shutter itself and a negative voltage on the back wall.
The article did much to change people's negative attitudes about intellectual disabilities.
However, there are other places better suited for said negative comments that would be more effective.
Everything in nature is bipolar, or has a positive and negative pole.
Trustees based his dismissal on a negative performance review, which cited poor fund raising and student retention.
Regular fliers won't be surprised by the report's negative tone.
Most people worry about the negative effects of too much cholesterol, but this lipid is essential for cells.
His father had explained that the journal was for positive wants, not negative wants.
Bioengineering could lessen the negative impact of biofuels.
Obviously, that's not possible: nobody will lend at a negative interest rate, since you can always hold cash instead.
Water molecules are polar and one end has a slight negative charge, the other a slight positive charge.
Now, by going negative, he's making things even worse.
The latter in turn is held up by the negative pressure in the thorax.
We do not allow our images to be used for negative shark features.
No party should have any sort of negative energy, especially during the holidays.
Positive charges cancel negative charges, south poles offset north poles.
It is good that society and the profession are finally paying attention to the consequences that are negative.
When medical scientists did think about happiness, they tended to view it in the negative, as freedom from depression.
He will become a thoughtful skeptic who worries about the negative impact of technology on the human condition.
Technical training may give the negative merits of style, as an elocutionist may help a public speaker by ridding him of tricks.
Negative health effects from exposure to chemicals are a growing concern.
Negative equity exacerbates immobility because people are reluctant to move if it means selling at a loss.
Negative space was fully, and beautifully, utilized.
Its trade balance would turn negative and there would be widespread unemployment.
And it's why a negative statement can make a face stand out more than a positive one.
Interesting article, advertising seems to evoke strong negative reactions in the readers.
They found that the pain led to decreased activity in the areas of the brain associated with negative emotion.
With no traffic cops on the moon, the only deterrent against damaging sites might be the prospect of negative publicity.
And certainly none has drawn so much violently negative criticism from poets themselves.
In the world of student evaluations, certain items cry out for attention in the positive or the negative.
Parliamentary observers complain that the fragmented legislature has made the country's politics more negative and short-term.
We call those processes feedbacks-- positive feedbacks for those that amplify and negative feedbacks for those that dampen.
They may motivate you to make changes, helping you set simple goals to reduce your negative impact on the planet.
Ethical concerns now put more constraints on how scientists can elicit negative emotions.
Their actual return, of course, has mostly been negative.
And maybe you can find a way to set aside those negative feelings.
The type of emotion, positive or negative, people feel during an event may determine the details they recall.
Most studies of cortisol have looked at the hormone's negative effects when chronic stress keeps its levels high.
It's whatever they want to see, whether it's negative or positive.
The negative impact of these myths is predictable and yet distressingly persistent.
Page says that a slightly negative value of the constant would maximise this process.
Overall, i think the negative affects are worse than the positive affects.
One sister tested negative and the rest have not been tested.
Without transference of this sort, or without a negative transfer, he would not even listen to the physician and to his arguments.
The judge also chronicled her negative performance evaluations.
Labels are not the solution to every negative environmental externality.
Her father finally identified it as a negative photograph.
Much more important was the way work was done on the acetate negative from which the print on the silk screen was made.
Negative matter is quite peculiar because it is lighter than nothing.
At the end of the swing, she executes negative work to decelerate her moving leg.
But now scientists say they have pinpointed a specific part of the brain associated with negative feelings.
My one disappointment is the negative comments posted here.
The latter is a negative from internal infinite completeness, the former a limitation from internal infinite power.
If you must be negative, have the nerve to stand by what you think and sign your name to it.
Clearly negative nominal rates are out of the question.
Complex systems are likely to have both positive and negative feedback loops.
One has negative liberty to the extent that actions are available to one in this negative sense.
Of course, if the test is negative, the case is still not closed.
Perhaps the current trend of many chess professionals taking up the more lucrative pastime of poker is not a wholly negative one.
The cowboy was a positive image, as opposed to the hillbilly, which was considered a negative image.
Also, it is possible for a component to be negative.
He is constructed partly by negative definition, built up by a great number of observations.
Graphite rods inside the tube function as negative electrodes and host bacteria that stick to the rods' surfaces.
Voters routinely decry negative ads and insist they ignore them.
The relationship had been having its ups and downs for years, settling into ever more negative patterns of fighting.
It also had a strongly negative effect on policy decisions.
The screen for drugs in her urine was negative, she denied any known toxin exposures, and she wasn't taking any medication.
The buckyball has a net negative charge, while the metal cluster has a net positive one.
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