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unspecified meaning
  • At our next meeting he made no allusion to the book, and our intercourse seemed fated to remain as negative and one-sided as if there had been no break in his reserve.

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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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