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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnegationne‧ga‧tion /nɪˈɡeɪʃən/ noun  1 [singular, uncountable] when something is made to have no effect or be the opposite of what it should be Much of what passes for Christianity is a negation of Christ’s teachings.2 [uncountable] when someone says no or disagrees He shook his head in silent negation.
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negationJust as unceasingly are the sounds of argumentation and negation to be heard.Such knowledge by itself leads to a Buddhistic negation of the will.The so-called secondary categories consist of almost equally linguistic concepts: negation and opposition, comparatives, modes, and so on.This is negation, not support.This is a perfect example of the mechanism of negation as postulated by Sigmund Freud.In the first it is the negation of desire, in the second, of the culturally defined other of cultural difference.Perhaps Louis was also stung by the threatened negation of his own youthful exploits on the March.Doing without negation is a particularly helpful feature, for a reason which will be explained below.
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