1. the character of the positive electric pole
Syn: ↑positiveness
Ant: ↑negativeness (for: ↑positiveness), ↑negativity
Hypernyms: ↑polarity, ↑sign
2. a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
Syn: ↑positiveness, ↑positivism
Ant: ↑negativeness (for: ↑positiveness), ↑negativity
Derivationally related forms: ↑positive (for: ↑positiveness), ↑positive
Hypernyms: ↑quality
Hyponyms: ↑assertiveness, ↑self-assertiveness
3. the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
Derivationally related forms: ↑advantageous (for: ↑profitableness), ↑advantageous (for: ↑advantageousness), ↑favourable (for: ↑favourableness), ↑favorable (for: ↑favorableness)
Hypernyms: ↑advantage, ↑vantage
Hyponyms: ↑auspiciousness, ↑propitiousness
4. the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
Derivationally related forms: ↑positive, ↑incontrovertible (for: ↑incontrovertibleness), ↑incontrovertible (for: ↑incontrovertibility)
5. an amount greater than zero
Syn: ↑positiveness
Ant: ↑negativeness (for: ↑positiveness), ↑negativity
Derivationally related forms: ↑positive
Hypernyms: ↑amount

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