Antonyms for negativistic
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : neg-uh-ti-viz-uh m|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛg ə tɪˌvɪz əm|
Definition of negativisticOrigin :
- 1824, "the policy of opposition;" see negative + -ism. In a psychological sense, it is attested from 1892.
- As in balky : adj uncooperative
- Disposing causes of negativistic phenomena are: the ambitendency by which every impulse is accompanied by its opposite.
- Extract from : « Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology » by C. G. Jung
- Very often the failure to swallow and anomalous habits of excretion seem to be negativistic in their nature.
- Extract from : « Benign Stupors » by August Hoch
- A final stage of resistance is reached when propaganda develops a negativistic defensive reaction.
- Extract from : « Introduction to the Science of Sociology » by Robert E. Park
- He was mute, negativistic, and assumed various uncomfortable and constrained attitudes.
- Extract from : « Studies in Forensic Psychiatry » by Bernard Glueck
Synonyms for negativistic
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