: emphasizing the bad side of a person, situation, or thing
- Whenever I ask her how she's doing, her reply is negative.
: not positive
- His test results came back negative.
: less than zero and shown by a minus sign
: being the part toward which the electric current flows from the outside circuit
- the negative pole of a storage battery
: of, being, or relating to electricity of which the electron is the unit and which is produced in a hard rubber rod that has been rubbed with wool
: having more electrons than protons