Really? Negativism (nĕg’ǝ-tī-vīz’ǝm) n. A habitual attitude of skeptic…

Really? Negativism (nĕg’ǝ-tī-vīz’ǝm) n. A habitual attitude of skepticism or resistance to the beliefs, suggestions, or instructions of others. neg’a•tiv•ist n. neg’a•tiv•is’tic adj. (p. 458) Free Thinker (frē’thĭng’kǝr) n. One who has rejected authority and dogma esp. in religious matters. – free’think’ing adj. & n. (p. 281) The American Heritage Second College Edition Copyright 1983 by Houghton Mifflin Company