der Geist der stets verneint

German quotation from Goethe der Geist der stets ver·neint \ dər-ˈgīst-dər-ˌshtāts-fer-ˈnīnt \

Definition of der Geist der stets verneint

: the spirit that always negates applied originally to Mephistopheles

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