positive feedback


: feedback that tends to magnify a process or increase its output

Examples of positive feedback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brands that consistently receive positive feedback regarding symptom relief are given higher rankings. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 Provide regular positive feedback and constructive criticism and implement a recognition system to ensure they are recognized. Jason Leverant, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Here’s how to stop that Staff members will check residential recycling bins for contamination and leave positive feedback or constructive criticism on the carts. Nollyanne Delacruz, The Mercury News, 27 Mar. 2024 The district says pilot tests at select schools have received positive feedback. Emily Dreibelbis, PCMAG, 22 Mar. 2024 The judges had largely positive feedback for Russell after her performance. Emily Zemler, Rolling Stone, 26 Feb. 2024 The light-up scoreboard provides positive feedback when kids score and play fun songs and sounds. Julie Evans, Parents, 22 Mar. 2024 The in-house solution's success quickly garnered positive feedback from clients who approached Spiridellis, asking permission to implement the lead validation strategies themselves. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 21 Mar. 2024 As a result of overwhelmingly positive feedback from court users, Minnesota became one of the first states in the nation to embrace the long-term use of remote hearings. Natalie Hudson, Twin Cities, 11 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of positive feedback was in 1934

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“Positive feedback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/positive%20feedback. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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