Meaning of negation
Pronunciation: (ni-gā'shun), [key]
- the act of denying: He shook his head in negation of the charge.
- a denial: a negation of one's former beliefs.
- something that is without existence; nonentity.
- the absence or opposite of something that is actual, positive, or affirmative: Darkness is the negation of light.
- a negative statement, idea, concept, doctrine, etc.; a contradiction, refutation, or rebuttal: a shameless lie that demands a negation.
- negation (Thesaurus)