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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
negative, contradictoryverneinend, negativ, ablehnend

ON: KUN: いな, いや
negate, no, noes, refuse, decline, deny

ON: テイ, ジョウKUN: さだ.める, さだ.まる, さだ.か
determine, fix, establish, decide

ON: テキKUN: まと
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending

Example sentences
彼女は人生に対して否定的な態度をとっている。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 人生 (じんせい), に対して (にたいして), 否定的 (ひていてき), 態度を取る (たいどをとる)She has a negative attitude toward life.

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