Top Definition
No matter how funny, good, intelligent or rare a video/picture/post is, there will always be someone disliking it, and if it's only for the sake of preventing a 'perfect' voting. Also, downvotes arise from jealousy, hate or any other form of secret respect.
person 1: dude check out this video, its a child doing a backflip while making pancakes on the back of an elephant.

person 2: wow thats incredible. *obligatory downvote*

person 1: i cant believe there is actually nobody that dislikes this newsfeed. well, its about a migrated disabled kid that survived cancer and the war.

person 2: *obligatory downvote*
by sbstr May 28, 2011

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