Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, negates.
  • n. A word (or other structural element) which causes negation (such as the word not in English).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who negates or denies.

Etymologies

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From negate +‎ -or, or directly from Latin negātor.

Examples

  • There's a good argument to include "ain't," really -- "am not" is the only case of "to be + negator" without a useful contraction in English.

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  • So reflexive is the role of the intellectual as negator, so free from accountability, that the very meaning of dissent has been obscured.

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  • Except for that strange new power, the negator had relied on physical assaults and an old system of burning fluid.

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  • The negator began to twist violently now, feeling the invasion but unable to react as its own flesh and artifice turned against it.

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  • The planeswalker swung his staff around, slicing the blades into the creature's shoulder joint - the one that held the slender cannon to the negator.

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  • The Phyrexian master's entire hand slid into the negator, then his arm up to the elbow.

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  • Where Croag's artifice-blended flesh pierced the negator a new process began.

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  • With a final spasm the negator fell still, its fluids leaking into the ground and staining the soil black.

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  • A quick hand motion summoned his negator guard from behind him and set it toward slaying the elf.

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  • He paced the floor where a seeker had brought the latest negator corpses after their discovery on another plane.

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