positive feedback


Definition of 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 Are rewards strictly financial, or are there also emotional rewards like daily recognition, positive feedback and a sense of ownership within a larger mission? Andrew Ellenberg, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 Following the successful trial and positive feedback from customers, the brand expanded its availability to St. Louis, Nashville and Louisville. Sabrina Weiss, PEOPLE.com, 19 Apr. 2022 Managers provide support, resources, guidance, constructive and positive feedback, recognition and connection to individual employees. Allyson Tom, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2022 Despite the negative comments, Warwin did receive positive feedback. NBC News, 17 Feb. 2022 However, Haines didn't receive all positive feedback from her followers — and called out the haters in the comments section of her post. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 4 Feb. 2022 Other forecasters insisted that positive feedback for climate coverage far outweighed negative responses. Marc Tracy, New York Times, 29 Jan. 2022 Immediately, positive feedback flooded, Melinda Sharretts, DIG's VP of people and culture, tells Fortune. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 23 Mar. 2022 The positive feedback received has been overwhelming. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of positive feedback

1934, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Positive feedback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/positive%20feedback. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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