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Attitudes toward China have turned negative in the past few years.

I think when we get into April, in the warmer weather, that has a very negative effect on that and that type of a virus.

This was a clue that the polio virus used in the vaccines might not have been fully inactivated as was intended even though the samples otherwise tested negative for live polio virus.

From Fortune

In an election year, and after dealing with many negative blows to its image, Facebook is trying to reestablish itself as the original social-media company, which in the case of Campus means turning back to its roots.

More than 70% of the posts were negative, while only 13% of the comments were positive.

From Fortune

Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.

I think part of being in the public eye is getting recognized, and dealing with positive and negative scrutiny.

In addition to the negative on-field attention, off-the-field problems were just as bad this year.

The negative headlines and accusations of sexual assault continue.

He says he has yet to experience any negative feedback from the galaxy of Whovians.

Before Louis could answer in the negative, he heard voices in the adjoining garden.

The great majority belong to the colon bacillus group, and are negative to Gram's method of staining.

This is a minute, slender rod, which lies within and between the pus-corpuscles (Fig. 125), and is negative to Gram's stain.

The organism is a short, thick diplobacillus, is frequently intracellular, and is Gram-negative (Fig. 126).

The press censorship is a negative evil in London; in Cairo there is no doubt it is positive.

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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to negative, such as: adverse, gloomy, pessimistic, unfavorable, weak, and abrogating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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