Translation of negation in Spanish:


negación, n.

Pronunciation /nəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n//nɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/


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    negación feminine
    • Thus, his restatement is paragraph two of the story, not the story's negation.
    • It is merely the negation of something else, and therefore an empty formal category.
    • What has become an endangered species is a still further type of negation, metaphysical negation, in which the no turns out to be a yes: no to appearances, yes to something so exalted it's indescribable.
    • That unformulated coherence is what happens when we move from negation to negativity.
    • Again this viewpoint is an insulting and dangerous negation of the possibility that critical thinking, serious analysis might be able to lead to a conclusion which, at times, coincides with that of power.
    • This cruelty is the side-effect of pure negation.
    • Apophasis transcends both affirmation and negation, refuting in both any possible attainment of understanding beyond the limitation of conceptual analysis.
    • As a consequence, it is the guarantor of human dignity and freedom, especially in the gas chambers and gulags which are the total negation of both.
    • In Literary Theory and the Claims of History, Satya Mohanty posits a hermeneutics of affirmation in contrast to Jacques Derrida's hermeneutics of negation.
    • Of late, signs have been positive and despite a home record which is, by some distance, the worst of any senior club in Scotland, Berwick's sturdy negation of their uninspired opponents took their unbeaten stretch to 10 games.
    • In this sense unproductive labor occupies the position of an other, a category of labor in difference that can be known primarily by its negative content, which is to say its precise negation of all that defines productive labor.
    • There is always going to be a fear of death - as it is the absolute negation of life.
    • He stressed he was categorically against the total negation of what had been reached in the last four years.
    • It is the opposite or negation of the first stage, and hence is known as the antithesis.
    • Violence, by definition, signals the loss, lapse and negation of a spiritual way of being.
    • They allowed themselves to be used by those who wanted to escalate the images of opposition into an all-or-nothing confrontation that is the opposite of democracy and the negation of politics: a symbolism of despair masquerading as hope.
    • It can be identified only by its negation of modernism; as its architecture exemplifies perceptually, it has no form of its own.
    • I have long thought that Levine's negations and denials were in fact forms of affirmation and acceptance, ways of warding off sentimentality and bad faith.
    • There was first the bipolar world order, followed by its negation and the emergence of a unipolar world order.
    • It was not the literature of negation that was proposed, but the negation of literature.
    • For every advance in open and democratic publishing, we must expect a response, a counter-manoeuvre and attempts at subversion and negation.
    • The contradictions and negations of life cannot be sublated into a determinate negation because life is not a positive, given fact but is the product of human labor.
    • Manne's central thesis appears to be that Howard has but one social and cultural policy: a policy of negation.
    • A mosque is intended as a void: all paths lead to emptiness, reality is affirmed through its negation.
    • Go with the to and fro flow through the rhythms of urbanity, through the too-human rhythms of love and loss, through the rhythms of responsible affirmation or negation.
    • Any country that believes itself compelled to defend against coercive threat with a strategy of negation would almost certainly focus on space assets as the most promising target.
    • What she wants or does not want is subsumed in absolute indifference and the great overarching project of finding the perfect negation of ego.
    • To different degrees (as illustrated in the inferential results below) MPs tend to stand for positive usage of a value and oppose the negation of these values.
    • This ostensibly uncomplicated mark, associated with addition as well as cancellation and negation, invokes associations with danger and threat.
    • Though he loved Levi-Strauss and Saussure, he showed how their relatively rigid theories of culture and language respectively contained the seeds of their own negation.