Negation

In logic, negation, also called logical complement, is an operation that takes a proposition p to another proposition `not p`, written ¬p, which is interpreted intuitively as being true when p is false and false when p is true. Negation is thus a unary (single-argument) logical connective. It may be applied as an operation on propositions, trut.....
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Negation

• (adv.) The act of denying; assertion of the nonreality or untruthfulness of anything; declaration that something is not, or has not been, or will not be; denial; -- the opposite of affirmation. • (adv.) Description or definition by denial, exclusion, or exception; statement of what a thing is not, or has not, from which may be inferred ...
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negation

(from the article `logic, history of`) ...can be analyzed as consisting of (1) usually a quantifier (`every,` `some,` or the universal negative quantifier `no`), (2) a subject, (3) a ... ...leading to such propositions as (read ` or `), (read ` and `), and the unary operation of ne...
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negation

(from the article `Romance languages`) Negation in Latin was expressed by a range of special items (non, nemo, nihil, nullus, nunquam, and so on). Although some of the others survive in ...
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negation

noun the speech act of negating
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Negation

[poem] `Negation` is a poem from Wallace Stevens`s first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1918, so it is in the public domain. This poem was Section VII of the poem—sequence `Lettres d`un Soldat` (1918). It was extracted as `Negation` for inclusion in the second edition of Harmonium. It may reflect Stevens`s reading of...
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Negation

Ne·ga'tion noun [ Latin negatio , from negare to say no, to deny; ne not + the root of aio I say; confer Greek ..., Sanskrit ah to say; confer French négation . See No , adverb , and confer Adage , Deny , ...
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negation

In a very general sense the process of denying something. There are many means of saying that something is not the case and most languages reflect this fact in their modes of expression for negation. The Indo-European languages have negation particles beginning in /n-/ which are normally positioned adjacent to the verb to negate it, Er kam nicht; H...
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negation

Synonym for denial ... <psychology> Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Negation

The act of denying a proposition as contrasted with the act of affirming it. The affirmation of a proposition p, justifies the negation of its contradictory, p', and the negation of p justifies the affirmation of p'. Contrariwise the affirmation of p' justifies the negation of p and the negation of p' justifies the affirmation of p. -- C.A.B. The ....
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negation

the speech act of denying or refusing
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negation

Type: Term Pronunciation: nĕ-gā′shŭn Synonyms: denial
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negation

[n] - a negative statement 2. [n] - the speech act of negating 3. [n] - (logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false
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