electronegative

adjective
elec·​tro·​neg·​a·​tive | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈne-gə-tiv \

Definition of electronegative 

: having a tendency to attract electrons

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electronegativity \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˌne-​gə-​ˈti-​və-​tē \ noun

First Known Use of electronegative

1813, in the meaning defined above

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electronegative

adjective
elec·​tro·​neg·​a·​tive | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈneg-ət-iv \

Medical Definition of electronegative 

1 : charged with negative electricity
2 : having a tendency to attract electrons

Other Words from electronegative

electronegativity \ -​ˌneg-​ə-​ˈtiv-​ət-​ē \ noun, plural electronegativities

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