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Meaning of POSITIVENESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  characterized by dogmatic assertiveness
 

POSITIVENESS is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Antonyms: negativeness, negativity
 
 See Also: assertiveness, positivism, positivity, self-assertiveness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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