Naumenko I., Derevianchenko M., Anokhina T. The category of negation: the lexocographic and belles-lettre discourses
Keywords:the category of negation, the English discourse, lexicography, denial, negation, lack, absence
The Negation category (NC) makes the subject of this investigation. NC is marked by the concept
of the mentioned category in lexicography and belles-lettre discourses (the background of material
under research). The working method is ontognoseological. The actuality of this paper is verified by
its topicality in terms of the modern syncretic study – modi of language, speech and cognition. The
aim of the article consists in two objectives: to consider the mechanics of categorization and
conceptualization. The terminology embraces denial, negation, lack, absence.