What is positive?

  • (adj): Persuaded of; very sure.
    Example: "I am positive he is lying"
    Synonyms: convinced, confident
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on positive:

Positive Psychology
... Positive psychology is a recent branch of psychology whose purpose was summed up in 1998 by Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi "We believe that a psychology of positive human functioning will arise, which ... Positive psychologists are concerned with four topics (1) positive experiences, (2) enduring psychological traits, (3) positive relationships and (4) positive institutions ...
Positive - In Popular Culture
... Positive (2007 film), a short film in Hindi on HIV and AIDS Positive (2008 film), a 2008 film "(Gotta Be) Positive", a song by Eddy Grant from Reparation Positive hardcore, a sub genre of hardcore ...
Mood (psychology) - Positive Mood
... Positive mood can be caused by many different aspects of life as well as have certain effects on people as a whole ... People seem to experience a positive mood when they have a clean slate, have had a good night sleep, and feel no sense of stress in their life ... "Generally, positive mood has been found to enhance creative problem solving and flexible yet careful thinking" ...
Nandrolone - Publicized Cases
... Jamie Bloem was the first rugby league footballer to test positive for nandrolone ... Petr Korda tested positive for nandrolone after his 1998 Wimbledon quarter final match against Tim Henman ... UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie tested positive for nandrolone after defeating his longtime rival Kazushi Sakuraba at K-1 Dynamite!! USA in 2007, he ...
Ceva's Theorem - Proof of The Theorem
... First, the sign of the left-hand side is positive since either all three of the ratios are positive, the case where O is inside the triangle (upper diagram), or one is positive and ...

More definitions of "positive":

  • (adj): Having a positive electric charge.
    Example: "Protons are positive"
    Synonyms: electropositive
  • (adj): Granting what has been desired or requested.
    Example: "A positive answer"
    Synonyms: favorable
  • (adj): Involving advantage or good.
    Synonyms: plus
  • (adj): Characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc..
    Example: "A positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
  • (adj): Marked by excessive confidence.
    Example: "The less he knows the more positive he gets"
    Synonyms: cocksure, overconfident
  • (adj): Indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen.
    Example: "A positive pregnancy test"
    Synonyms: confirming
  • (adj): Formally laid down or imposed.
    Example: "Positive laws"
    Synonyms: prescribed
  • (noun): A film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject.
  • (adj): Greater than zero.
    Example: "Positive numbers"

Famous quotes containing the word positive:

    I believe, as Maori people do, that children should have more adults in their lives than just their mothers and fathers. Children need more than one or two positive role models. It is in your children’s best interest that you help them cultivate a support system that extends beyond their immediate family.
    Stephanie Marston (20th century)

    Regna regnis lupi, The State is a wolf unto the State. It is not a pessimistic lamentation like the old homo homini lupus [Man is a wolf to Man], but a positive creed and political ideal.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)