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Definition of negativity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

negativity

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌnɛɡəˈtɪvət̮i//
 
(also negativism
NAmE//ˈnɛɡət̮ɪˌvɪzəm//
 
)
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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a tendency to consider only the bad side of something or someone; a lack of enthusiasm or hope
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: negativity