negatively negatively  /ˈnɛ ɡə tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a harmful manner
  2. (adv) in a negative way

Usage(s):

  1. Some word stems were intended to prompt either neutral or emotionally positive responses, such as jog or joy; others could be filled in neutrally or negatively angle versus angry.
  2. True, they don't think as negatively of her as Republicans do.
  3. In two of the groups, the placebo problem was resolved by telling patients they were comparing light boxes to a new anti-depressant device that emits negatively charged ions.

News

  1. NYC Introduces Polystyrene Foam Foodservice Ban Despite Mounting Concerns Over Impact to City's Small Businesses and ...

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local lawmakers in New York City today announced a bill to ban the sale of polystyrene foam foodservice products, a decision which will negatively impact thousands of New York City businesses, as well as millions of local consumers and taxpayers. The proposal, supported by the Bloomberg Administration, has the potential to cost New York City and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. From pastors to police, 'In Bill we trust' on Tim Tebow

    Locals react both positively and negatively to the Patriots' recent acquisition of quarterback Tim Tebow.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Brockton Enterprise

  3. George W. Bush rebounds in poll popularity

    As former President George W. Bush has “crawled out of the swamp” of politics, so too have his popularity ratings. A Gallup poll released Tuesday found that more Americans view Bush positively than negatively for the first time in eight years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dallas Morning News

Quotes

  1. "Tonight we celebrate the better human being because for so many years, I've been talked about negatively," said Blige, who during her 15-year career has often discussed her past substance and self-esteem problems. "But this time I've been...
    on Feb 8, 2005 By: Mary J Blige Source: Newsday

  2. Chinese President Hu Jintao, meeting Friday with South Korea's Lee Myung-bak, agreed the launch would "negatively affect peace and stability in Northeast Asia and there should be a discussion among related countries" after it takes place, Lee's...
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "You could say we can't lose in this situation, but that's also a way of looking at things negatively and finding excuses - I don't want any excuses about what has happened," Pietersen told the Press Association. "There is to be no nonsense...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: CricInfo.com

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