(someone's) negativity

"Negativity" is the quality of someone who criticizes things too much, acts suspicious of people, gets depressed easily, and so on. In other words, "negativity" is bad emotions.

"Negativity" is a noun that's based on the adjective "negative", so you use it like this:

Don't let that kind of negativity into your life.

Negativity spreads like a disease.

I've had enough of your negativity!

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