SKIP TO CONTENT

positiveness

Definitions of positiveness
  1. noun
    the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
    synonyms: incontrovertibility, incontrovertibleness, positivity
    see moresee less
    type of:
    indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionableness
    the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
  2. noun
    a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    synonyms: positivism, positivity
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    negativeness, negativism, negativity
    characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    types:
    assertiveness, self-assertiveness
    aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions
    bumptiousness, cockiness, forwardness, pushiness
    offensive boldness and assertiveness
    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  3. noun
    the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
    synonyms: advantageousness, favorableness, favourableness, positivity, profitableness
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    unfavorableness, unfavourableness
    the quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
    types:
    auspiciousness, propitiousness
    the favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result
    type of:
    advantage, vantage
    the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
  4. noun
    an amount greater than zero
    synonyms: positivity
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    negativeness, negativity
    an amount less than zero
    type of:
    amount
    the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
  5. noun
    the character of the positive electric pole
    synonyms: positivity
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    negativeness, negativity
    the character of the negative electric pole
    type of:
    polarity, sign
    having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week