Definition of Negativistic

1. Adjective. passive-aggressive ¹



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Definition of Negativistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negativistic

negative verb
negative verbs
negative zero
negatived
negatively
negatively bathmotropic
negatively charged
negatively dromotropic
negativeness
negativenesses
negatives
negativing
negativism
negativisms
negativist
negativistic (current term)
negativists
negativities
negativity
negativization
negativizations
negativize
negativized
negativizes
negativizing
negaton
negatons
negator
negators
negatory

Literary usage of Negativistic

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1. The Theory of Schizophrenic Negativism by Eugen Bleuler (1912)
"This "anxious helplessness" is too commonly wanting in negativistic patients for us to deduce the phenomenon from it. Yet there is something true also in ..."

2. Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck (1916)
"negativistic signs more marked. Knows physician when eyes are pushed open. At times tries to whistle. June 13 : — For past week has been noisy and excited. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"negativistic stupor has however the general characteristics of a defense reaction or protective mechanism, whereby the individual shuts out the external ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"negativistic stupor has however the general characteristics of a defense reaction or protective mechanism, whereby the individual shuts out the external ..."

5. Clinical Psychiatry; a Text-book for Students and Physicians by Emil Kraepelin, Allen Ross Diefendorf (1907)
"Such responses in a medico-legal case would be very suggestive of simulation, but their apparently close relationship to negativistic states should in such ..."

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