What is the opposite of positive?

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Opposite for a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Opposite for denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Opposite for characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
Opposite for an advantage or a characteristically favorable point
“Invasion of space and privacy is an ugly downside to fame.”
Opposite for characterized by approval
“His unfavorable policies on abortion drew the ire of families around the country.”
Opposite for conclusive or definitive
“She has given us an extremely vague description of the perpetrator, therefore, we cannot press charges.”
Opposite for absolute or unmitigated
“He has a mitigated sense of self-righteousness.”
Opposite for assertive and self-assured
“Mary was rather tentative at committing to her weekly rehabilitation.”
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