adjective neg·a·to·ry \ˈnegəˌtōrē\

Definition of negatory

  1. :  marked by or having the nature of negation :  negative negatory criticism

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Origin and Etymology of negatory

Middle French and Late Latin; Middle French negatoire, from Late Latin negatorius, from Latin negatus + -orius -ory

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capable of being understood in two ways

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