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negative
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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negative feedback from customers
Definition
to express criticism or disagreement, or (especially when talking over a radio or in a military setting) to say "no"
  • Almost every day I asked Mrs. Fairfax if she had yet heard anything decided: her answer was always in the negative.
    Chapter 22 (92% in)
negative = indicating an answer of "no"
  • Nothing of the sort was visible; and when I asked a waiter if any one had been to inquire after a Miss Eyre, I was answered in the negative: so I had no resource but to request to be shown into a private room: and here I am waiting, while all sorts of doubts and fears are troubling my thoughts.
    Chapter 11 (4% in)
negative = indicating an answer of "no"
There are no more uses of "negative" flagged with this meaning in Jane Eyre.

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • One of the gentlemen, Mr. Eshton, observing me, seemed to propose that I should be asked to join them; but Lady Ingram instantly negatived the notion.
    Chapter 18 (8% in)

There are no more uses of "negative" in Jane Eyre.

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