1.Definition: characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features
"A negative outlook on life", "A colorless negative personality", "A negative evaluation", "A negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
2.Definition: designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions
3.Definition: expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
4.Definition: having a negative charge
"Electrons are negative"
5.Definition: having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant
"Ran a negative campaign", "Delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
6.Definition: involving disadvantage or harm
"Minus (or negative) factors"
7.Definition: less than zero
"A negative number"
8.Definition: not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition
"The HIV test was negative"
9.Definition: reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive
"Negative interest rates"