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Definition of Connotation

Connotation

  1. The act of connoting; a making known or designating something additional; implication of something more than is asserted.

Connotation Quotations

I don't follow anything blindly. I have to know the entire thing, if I have to get in to it. It might sound funny to you, but it's like using English language. I use an English word only when I know its meaning and understand its connotation. You won't hear me say, 'What's up, dude' or anything like that just for the heck of it.
Kailash Kher

The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts.
John Russell

When you say 'comic book' in America, people think of Mickey Mouse, and Archie. It has a connotation of juvenile.
Mark Hamill

Good things are associated with blue, like clear days, more than singing the blues. Just the word 'blue' in the singular is full of optimism and positive connotation to most people.
David Carson

The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
Marilyn Hacker
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Connotation Translations

connotation in German is Nebenbedeutung
connotation in Swedish is speciell betydelse, bibetydelse
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