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- n. The condition of being positive (in all senses); positivism
- n. The result of being positive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Positiveness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Positiveness in any sense.
- n. The degree of exactness reached in the scientific determination of phenomena.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the character of the positive electric pole
- n. the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
- n. the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
- n. an amount greater than zero
- n. a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
Maybe the positivity is starting to sink in already.
While a third round of quantitative easing could arguably justify some short-term positivity -- especially given the rally after its second iteration -- implied earnings growth in the market suggest bears are in control.
Founder editor Rob Kall has a 30 year background in biofeedback and self regulation and over 15 years in what he has called positivity and what the American Psychological Association calls Positive Psychology.
That, at least, is the implication of some recent research on what's called the "positivity bias."
While participants read the words in silence, scientists recorded brain potentials associated to events (ERPs), which showed three main effects-the first one is that, over the 150 ms window, identical strings and strings including visually similar numbers, compared to control strings, caused a reduction in positivity, that is, in the ease of recognition.
The first one is that, over the 150 ms window, identical strings and strings including visually similar numbers, compared to control strings, caused a reduction in positivity, that is, in the ease of recognition.
The actors are uglier, and they swear more, but I still maintain that the Milch-speak of NYPD was more creative, and the 11-year redemption of Andy Sipowicz is a glorious affirmation of hope and positivity which is actually more “realistic” than the acceptance of despair in The Wire, The Shield, and other “gritty, realistic” TV dramas.
If we Nigerians dare to have this same kind of positivity-we too, can have change we can believe in. rethots
Talking to folks there, before and after the event, there seemed to be a genuine feeling of "positivity" and hope with the campaign.
Is it possible that the Progressive cross-sector against impeachment and for "positivity" influences the House\'s refusal to impeach?