negativism : Definition, Usages, News and More
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n characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
For many citizens weary of tumult, negativism may be enough.
Ever since Spiro Agnew lambasted the press in 1970 as "nattering nabobs of negativism," Republicans have reveled in attacking the national media for its so-called liberal bias.
Says Schlesinger: "Two things happen in periods of inactivity and negativism.
News & Articles
Letter: Parish has no lack of Christian generosity How sad to cast negativism on St. Peter the Fisherman's bell tower. Yes, it is a costly venture, one embraced by people who fully understand the many needs in today's world.
June 26, 2013 - Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
Pat Choate in Forbes The absence of clear front-runners, especially among Republicans, "is going to ultimately result in a great deal of negativism. People hate that," Choate said.
Spiro Agnew in Hartford Courant His vice president, Spiro Agnew complained that, "In the United States today we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism."
Pervez Musharraf in International Herald Tribune The military issued a statement quoting Musharraf as saying that "spreading despondency and negativism" would hurt the country.