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negativing

verb
present participle of negative

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1 to reject by or as if by a vote
  • although the rebuttal was very eloquent, the jury negatived it in favor of the prosecution's argument
  • we promptly negatived the idea of having pizza again for dinner, noting that we had already had it for three nights that week

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2 to declare not to be true
  • the governor's press secretary promptly negatived the rumor that he was not intending to run for reelection

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4 to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective
  • no amount of flattery is likely to negative that overheard insult

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“Negativing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/negativing. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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