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negative

or

inverse relationship

the relationship between two variables where an increase in one variable, such as PRICE, is associated with a decrease in another variable, such as QUANTITY DEMANDED. Compare POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP.
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In addition to the usefulness, fertilization has some negativeness as regards environment.
Similar to the Balancing Requirements previous discussion in terms of negativeness, in order to meet requirements within the different Services' operating environments, compromise entailed making sacrifices in KPPs.
The membership degree indicates the epistemic positiveness, while the nonmembership degree reveals the epistemic negativeness. Because of this advantage, IFSs have been widely applied to solve the fuzzy decision making problems.
Additionally, the negativeness associated with the conditions of a political environment is expected to contribute to negative emotions such as contempt and distress that have been associated with cynical attitudes.
Actually, an interaction between the parts has a degree of positiveness, degree of neutrality, and degree of negativeness. And these interactions are dynamic, meaning that their degrees of positiveness/neutrality/negativity change in time.
There has been an evaluation on negativeness of current situation of educational administration in First Five-Year Development Plan, in the light of this analysis, the probability of progress in terms of educational administration in this process are less.