Negativelycharged or electrified(Elec.), having a charge of the kind of electricity called negative.

(Neg"a*tive*ness, Neg`a*tiv"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being negative.

(Neg"a*to*ry) a. [L. negatorius: cf. F. négatorie.] Expressing denial; belonging to negation; negative. Carlyle.

(||Neg"i*noth) n. pl. [Heb. neginoth.] (Script.) Stringed instruments. Dr. W. Smith.

To the chief musician on Neginoth.
Ps. iv. 9heading).

(Neg*lect") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neglected; p. pr. & vb. n. Neglecting.] [L. neglectus, p. p. of neglegere (negligere) to disregard, neglect, the literal sense prob. neing, not to pick up; nec not, nor (fr. ne not + - que, a particle akin to Goth. -h, -uh, and prob. to E. who; cf. Goth. nih nor) + L. legere to pick up, gather. See No, adv., Legend, Who.]

1. Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear one's duty in regard to; to suffer to pass unimproved, unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight; as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts.

I hope
My absence doth neglect no great designs.

This, my long suffering and my day of grace,
Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.

2. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.

Syn. — To slight; overlook; disregard; disesteem; contemn. See Slight.

(Neg*lect"), n. [L. neglectus. See Neglect, v.]

1. Omission of proper attention; avoidance or disregard of duty, from heedlessness, indifference, or willfulness; failure to do, use, or heed anything; culpable disregard; as, neglect of business, of health, of economy.

To tell thee sadly, shepherd, without blame,
Or our neglect, we lost her as we came.

2. Omission if attention or civilities; slight; as, neglect of strangers.

3. Habitual carelessness; negligence.

Age breeds neglect in all.

4. The state of being disregarded, slighted, or neglected.

Rescue my poor remains from vile neglect.

Syn. — Negligence; inattention; disregard; disesteem; remissness; indifference. See Negligence.

(Neg*lect"ed*ness), n. The state of being neglected.

Negatively to Neighbor

(Neg"a*tive*ly), adv.

1. In a negative manner; with or by denial. "He answered negatively." Boyle.

2. In the form of speech implying the absence of something; — opposed to positively.

I shall show what this image of God in man is, negatively, by showing wherein it does not consist, and positively, by showing wherein it does consist.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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