double negative definition

  • noun:
    • A construction that uses two negatives, specifically to convey an individual negation.
    • A phrase for which there are two main unfavorable terms or their substances (example. no, maybe not, never, nothing, an such like), sporadically ultimately causing ambiguity in meaning, but required in certain foreign languages.
    • an affirmative constructed from two negatives
    • a grammatically substandard but emphatic bad

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