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Correct spelling: negatives


Google Ngram Viewer results for negatives:

This graph shows how "negatives" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for negatives:

  1. Only by negatives and side- lights, as it were, can any idea be conveyed of his contented indifference. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  2. Two negatives should never be used in the same sentence, since the effect is then to deny the negative you wish to assert, and an affirmative is made where a negative is intended. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  3. It would have been better had Mr. De la Rue produced his evidence before he takes upon himself to assert that the negatives contradict my statements. – Canadian Eclipse Party 1869 by Commander E. D. Ashe

Quotes for negatives:

  1. Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.
  2. I think you need a really strong businessperson running the state, a person who's used to turning negatives into positives, which is what happens in business.
  3. People write negatives things, cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them, doesn't sell.
  4. Over emphatic negatives always suggest that what is being denied may be what is really being asserted.
  5. Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought. I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped my dad print his negatives.