negatory


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to negatory: aye, notoriety

negatory

(ˈnɛɡətərɪ)
adj
negating, negative, or of the nature of negation
References in periodicals archive ?
This was to inexorably lead to the outbreak of a "thorough and radical revolution in religion" (Brownson 1854: 108), both having the potential to function by a harmonious combination of negatory and positive ideas aimed at breaking the chains of tyranny ("Break the fetters which now bind the people, emancipate them from their present masters") and at "re-organiz[ing] society, religion, and politics" (Brownson 1854: 108).
Of course, it should be reminded in this context that the discursive background of this assuming of the "player President" position was a profound agonistic, of confrontation, negatory one, expressed in "rejecting the system" and stating the intention to "eliminate the corrupt and mediocre politicians", especially the members of Parliament, to establish a direct relationship with the people and to amend the Constitution.
the intrinsically political logic by which meaning arises in the process of establishing, out of dispersed differences, an equivalential chain vis-a-vis a threatening, negatory outside.