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POSITI’VITY. n.s.

POSITI'VITY. n.s.

POSITI’VITY. n.s. [from positive.] Peremptoriness; confi-
dence. A low word.
Courage and positivity are never more necessary than on
such an occasion; but it is good to join some argument with
them of real and convincing force, and let it be strongly pro-
nounced too.  Watt’s Improvement of the Mind.