negations (plural noun)
  1. the contradiction or denial of something.
    "there should be confirmation—or negation—of the findings"
    • grammar
      denial of the truth of a clause or sentence, typically involving the use of a negative word (e.g. not, no, never) or a word or affix with negative force (e.g. nothing, non-).
    • logic
      a proposition whose assertion specifically denies the truth of another proposition.
      "the negation of A is, briefly, ‘not A’"
    • mathematics
      "these formulae and their negations"
  2. the absence or opposite of something actual or positive.
    "evil is not merely the negation of goodness"
late Middle English: from Latin negatio(n-), from the verb negare ‘deny’ ( see negate).
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How to use negation in a sentence?
there should be confirmation—or negation—of the findings.
evil is not merely the negation of goodness.
the negation of A is, briefly, ‘not A’.
these formulae and their negations.
How to say negation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)النفي, إنكار, نفي
Bangla পা নির্দেশ করছে নঞর্থকতার
Bosnian (Latin) negacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)отрицание
Cantonese (Traditional) 否定
Catalan (NOUN)negació
Chinese Simplified 否定
Chinese Traditional 否定
Croatian (NOUN)negacija
Czech (NOUN)negace, zápor, popření
Danish (NOUN)benægtelse
Dutch (NOUN)negatie, ontkenning
Estonian eitus
Finnish (NOUN)negaatio, kieltämistä
French (NOUN)négation
German (NOUN)Negierung, Verneinung
Greek (NOUN)άρνηση
Haitian Creole negasyon
Hebrew שלילה
Hindi (NOUN)निषेध
Hungarian (NOUN)negáció, tagadás
Icelandic negatífar tölur
Indonesian (NOUN)negasi
Italian (NOUN)negazione
Japanese (NOUN)否定
Kiswahili amelichukua
Korean (NOUN)부정
Latvian (NOUN)noliegums, negāciju, saskaņošanu
Lithuanian Paneigimas
Maltese negazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål negasjon
Persian نفى
Polish (NOUN)negacji
Portuguese (NOUN)negação
Querétaro Otomi negación
Romanian (NOUN)negaţie
Russian (NOUN)отрицание
Serbian (Cyrillic) негација
Serbian (Latin) negacija
Slovak (NOUN)negácia
Slovenian (NOUN)zanikanje
Spanish (NOUN)negación
Swedish (NOUN)förnekande
Tamil மறுப்பது
Telugu నెగేషన్
Thai ปฏิเสธ
Turkish (NOUN)Negatiflik, olumsuzlama, değilleme
Ukrainian (NOUN)заперечення
Urdu نفی
Vietnamese phủ định
Welsh gwrthwyneb i eiriad
Yucatec Maya negación
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