negativist : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n someone who refuses to do what is asked or does the opposite of what is asked
- n someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions
- As a student, he was deeply influenced by the negativist philosophy of Axel Hagerstrom, who taught that metaphysics is dishonest and only matter real.
- Brandt defended the party's coalition with the Free Democrats and lashed out at the opposition Christian Democrats for negativist policies.
- To be sure, a negativist, no-exit attitude that shies away from moral crisis cannot develop very far; while at the same time so much overt anger must shut the door on irony.
- Natalie du Toit in People's Daily Online
I keeps working hard along the ways here. I've seen a lot of ups and downs. But I am not a negativist. I know I have to see that in a good light way,said Du Toit.
- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in BusinessWeek
There is a negativist sentiment here that goes back a long time to the frustrations of the military government and then the terrorism,said Kuczynski in an interview today in Lima. "Polls always show a lower popularity rating."