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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pos·i·tive·ness /ˈpɑzətɪvnəs, ˈpɑztɪv-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pos·i·tive·ness, n. The quality or state of being positive; reality; actualness; certainty; confidence; peremptoriness; dogmatism. See Positive, a.
    Positiveness, pedantry, and ill manners.   --Swift.
    The positiveness of sins of commission lies both in the habitude of the will and in the executed act too; the positiveness of sins of omission is in the habitude of the will only.   --Norris.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : characterized by dogmatic assertiveness [ant: negativeness]