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I'd like to know the single word which can be used instead of "negative ideas without any reason"?

For example:

Stop giving negative ideas without any reason.

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I'm not sure what that means. Can you give us the usage in a full sentence? –  Kristina Lopez May 21 '13 at 18:14
    
I'm going through some of the model question papers of a test. It has a section Replace the underlined with a single word. Stop giving <U>Negative ideas without any reason</U> . –  emjay May 21 '13 at 18:20
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Consider calumnies. A calumny is a “falsification or misrepresentation intended to disparage or discredit another” or “false charges brought about to tarnish another's reputation or standing”. Related words include obloquy, aspersion, slander, defamation, slur, etc.

Edit: In the context of filling in a word for the latter part of “Stop giving «Negative ideas without any reason»” one might say “Stop giving evasions”, although that's a bit clumsy and a native speaker is more likely to say “Stop evading the question”, “Stop giving excuses”, or “Stop caviling”.

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