negativism

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negativism

1. any sceptical or derisive system of thought
2. Psychiatry refusal to do what is expected or suggested or the tendency to do the opposite

negativism

[′neg·əd·ə‚viz·əm]
(psychology)
Indifference, opposition, or resistance to suggestions, or persistent refusal to do as asked, without apparent or objective reasons.
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