negatory


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negatory

mod. no; negative. Q: Are you going to leave now? A: Negatory.
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2002) have established that child care based on harsh, remote and negatory attitudes has a negative effect on children's prosocial behaviors especially empathy.
1, February 2011), Anil uncovered a number of examples of pseudoantonyms in the realm of English negatory prefixes.
These pairs differ from all of the examples discussed above because the element added to the second word is not a prefix with an identifiable meaning, but instead a sequence of letters that is coincidentally identical to a negatory word.
Topics include the Medieval myth of ritual murder by proxy; humor as an integral part of the contemporary legend process; and negatory rumors such as rumors of death and rumors of bogus moon landings.
The present article deals with misleading negatory prefixes of words that should be antonyms of the rest of their word but instead are in some sense synonyms.