Noun(1) what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression(2) an idea that is implied or suggested
(1) the work functions both by analogy and by connotation(2) Today the term rhetoric is generally used to refer only to the form of argumentation, often with the pejorative connotation that rhetoric is a means of obscuring the truth.(3) I use the word in its connotation of an unimpaired or uncorrupted state of affairs.(4) But, given the creative skills and imagination of our tinsel town copywriters, the word takes a different connotation altogether.(5) Thus the word carries a connotation of some physical use of the property by the tenant for the purposes of his business.(6) Ostensibly neutral, each of these words has a positive connotation in the American political lexicon.(7) ├ö├ç├┐Dilettante├ö├ç├û is not a word with a positive connotation in most circles, whereas ├ö├ç├┐purist├ö├ç├û is, I think.(8) One connotation of the term is that the imbalance must be really serious or exceptional.(9) Our society often attaches a negative connotation to the word ├ö├ç├┐game.├ö├ç├û(10) ├ö├ç├┐Sanctity├ö├ç├û is a word with a religious connotation ; it means ├ö├ç├┐holy or religiously sacred.├ö├ç├û(11) Like his other performance work, the idea is elegantly simple and full of connotation .(12) The author criticizes conservatives for attaching a negative connotation of the word ├ö├ç├┐liberal├ö├ç├û which he says actually symbolizes progress.(13) The word home, for instance, by denotation means only a place where one lives, but by connotation it suggests security, love, comfort, and family.(14) Some of their words seemed to carry connotations that I was never able to recognize.(15) Seemingly gender-neutral terms such as aggressive and professional have different connotations when applied to men and women.(16) The term is useful because it is free from some of the acquired connotations of some other terms used for the same or a similar phenomenon.
(1) connotation :: konnotasie
1. overtone ::
2. undertone ::
3. undercurrent ::
4. implication ::
5. hidden meaning ::
6. nuance ::
7. hint ::
8. echo ::
10. association ::
12. suggestion ::
13. suspicion ::
14. insinuation ::
Different Formsconnotation, connotations
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