1. [syn: negative, electronegative, negatively charged]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Negatively \Neg"a*tive*ly\, adv.
1. In a negative manner; with or by denial. "He answered
2. In the form of speech implying the absence of something;
-- opposed to positively.
I shall show what this image of God in man is,
negatively, by showing wherein it does not consist,
and positively, by showing wherein it does consist.
Negatively charged or Negatively electrified (Elec.),
having a charge of the kind of electricity called
negative, as does the electron.
[1913 Webster] Negativeness
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having a negative charge; "electrons are negative" [syn:
negative, electronegative, negatively charged]