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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Only because I prefer a positive to a negative.
  • The consciousness of the masses needs only to be influenced in a negative way.

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  • We are not content with negative obedience, nor even with the most abject submission.

  • There are no more uses of "negative" in the book.

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as in: had a negative effect Define
bad or harmful
as in: negative feedback from customers Define
to express criticism or disagreement, or (especially when talking over a radio or in a military setting) to say "no"
as in: a negative attitude Define
pessimistic or disagreeable
as in: The test came back negative. Define
did not find a condition or substance to be present
as in: a negative number Define
less than zero
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