Positive in a sentence

Definition of Positive

Not negative or neutral. | (law) Formally laid down. [from the 14th c.] | Stated definitively and without qualification. [from the 16th c.]

How to use Positive in a Sentence?

  • I am positive that he is not the kind of man to go that far and not proceed to the end.
  • They form the negative instances which serve to corroborate our positive inductions.
  • On the contrary, she had made him both positive and negative statements of her love.
  • But the negative as well as the positive idea had sunk deep into the intellect of man.
  • The antithesis of negative and positive is strong: Not charity, but simple justice.
  • The positive is the first position of the noun; as, soft, hard; quhyte, blak; hoat, cald.
  • Usually all the trolley wires of a city are so connected to the generating units as to be positive to the rails.
  • It has no positive and additional teaching of its own: no addition to the burden of life and experience.
  • Had he lost not only all that was vital, but all that was stable, that was positive and affirmative in his life?
  • Besides the positive class to which he belongs, there are endless negative classes to which he may be referred.
  • If it does not convey a positive certainty on the subject, send this letter at once to the base creature!
  • Yet he is aware that in the negative there is also a positive element, and that oppositions may be only differences.
  • The gas rising from the negative electrode is found to be hydrogen, while that from the positive electrode is oxygen.
  • It not only rewards dullness as if it were positive virtue, but sets an enormous premium upon hypocrisy.
  • Surely he cannot fail, for his orders were positive, and mine were positive to stay here and wait for him.
  • On the other hand, this same grouping introduces negative advantages as well as the foregoing positive ones.
  • The carrying away of positive charges from a hitherto neutral body leaves that body with a negative charge.
  • Nothing advertises one so widely as a reputation for sincerity; and the man has a positive genius for self-advertisement.
  • But he did not limit himself to positive science; he was at the same time a student of languages and of language, of grammar and of music.
  • Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight.
  • Up till 1870 or thereabouts, cotton seed was regarded as a positive nuisance upon the American plantation.
  • Nora could not be moved from the belief that Courtlandt had abducted her; but Celeste was now positive that he had had nothing to do with it.
  • It is a positive fact that one-eyed Bernardino, my brother-in-law, has at this moment a mule in his stable.
  • In short, the Fehm-jurisdiction was now become a positive evil instead of being, as heretofore, a benefit to the country.
  • It is a positive fact that there are professional experts who obtain substantial fees for showing tenants the speediest methods of damaging their own land.
  • The positive and the negative portions of the curves are not equal, so that the solution of the individual harmonic motion is difficult and laborious.

Short Example Sentence for Positive

  • Those are positive orders.
  • Put statements in positive form.
  • The copper is now the positive element.
  • And this end seems positive and definite.
  • I would be positive the communication came from him.
  • Once we thought, positive power was all.
  • The positive charges equal the negative charges.
  • Put statements in positive form 21 12.
  • Indeed, they are a source of positive satisfaction and delight.
  • His tone was as positive as if he saw it flowing beneath the surface.
  • Nowadays, in fact, gymnastics have become a positive science.
  • Hence, as a rule, it is better to express even a negative in positive form.
  • For positive rules, for suggestion, Nature alone inspires it.
  • Of course, the others were the men, but I'm positive of Gregory.

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