Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Negative"

The meaning of "Negative" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does negative mean?
A: It means "no" or "opposite", or could also mean that something is bad.

"Can you do it?"
"Negative sir, I don't have eyes on the target." (military use in many cases)

"-5 is negative five."

"The news is negative (bad), I'm afraid."
Q: What does photographic negatives
mean?
A: Old cameras made photos where the tones are reversed (so black is white and white is black). We call these negatives. They can be used to make the normal photo.
Q: What does negative mean?
A: Negative means "bad"
Q: What does double negative or triple negative mean?
A: It is where you use two negatives to mean something positive. For example "It is not sensible to not go to the doctors with an infection" meaning "it is sensible to go to the doctors with an infection".

Example sentences using "Negative"

Q: Please show me example sentences with negative .
A: That is a negative way of thinking.
Don't speak so negatively.
A magnet had a positive and negative charge.
There is a negative answer to the math equation.
Q: Please show me example sentences with negative.
A: 1. You're so negative.
2. Tom's blood type is O negative.
3. His reply was negative.
4. Tom replied in the negative.
5. She has a negative attitude toward life.
6. The product of two negative numbers is positive.

Here is my source.

http://www.manythings.org/sentences/words/negative/1.html
Q: Please show me example sentences with negative .
A: the balance in his account is negative.
her tone was negative.
he had a negative outlook on life.
Q: Please show me example sentences with negative.
A: “He has a very negative outlook on life”
“The test came back negative
“She didn’t want the negative experience to bring her down”

Synonyms of "Negative" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between negative and passive ?
A: Negative = a number less than zero. Can also mean bad/gloomy. Negative outcome, negative energy, negative person.

Passive = Non-reactive, accepting.
For example the way Gahndi used passive, non-violent protest to win independence for India. Some feel people passively accept the dictates of the CCP, trading free expression for civil order.
Can be used in physical terms to mean not powered like a passive device.
It leads to physiologic terms like passive/aggressive.
Q: What is the difference between negative and denial ?
A: He is very negative, he complains a lot.
She didn't believe it, I think she is in denial.
Q: What is the difference between minus and negative ?
A: I can minus 2 from 4 and still have a positive number, 2. If I minus 6 from 4, I get negative 2 or -2. When talking about temperature, for example. They are interchangeable. Negative or minus 10 is really cold and the same temperature.
Q: What is the difference between negative and possible ?
A: Thank you for answering!

Translations of "Negative"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? negative psychological outcomes.”
A: A negative psychological outcome is a result of something that affects the mind in a bad way. A soldier who returns from war but still panics whenever he hears a loud noise has suffered a negative psychological outcome. It's not a common expression though, so most people would be more specific as to what happened. In the case of the soldier, it would be said that he suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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Other questions about "Negative"

Q: The negatives shockingly outweigh the positives does this sound natural?
A: this is pretty natural, but I think it sounds better like this (could be just me)

Shockingly, the negatives outweigh the positives.
Q: How do you feel when you hear double negatives like ‘No one told me nothing.’, ‘You don’t know nothin.’ or ‘ain’t no ~’?
Do you recommend me to use these expressions?
If yes, when do I?
A:

Ugh! That’s one of the worst things you can ever hear in English 🤮‼️ It is never acceptable - makes people sound extremely uneducated. How wonderful that you’ve noticed it’s wrong- kudos to you 👏👏👏
Q: However there are some negatives aspects about tourism for example you can see many tourist throwing litter, spitting and even writing graffiti on some parts of the Great wall. does this sound natural?
A: However there are some negative aspects about tourism. For example you can see many tourists throwing litter, spitting and even writing graffiti on some parts of the Great wall.
Q: As we now it is not correct to use two negatives in one sentence but are there any exceptions? Tell me please in which situations we can use?
A: It's not correct grammar to use double negatives but you'll hear people do it sometimes.
"Ain't nobody got time for that" = "Nobody has time for that."
"I don't know nothing." = "I don't know anything."

An exception that is considered okay is where you have a word with a negative prefix (ex. Uncommon) and a negative in front of it.
"It's not uncommon to see people speeding on the highway."

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