Complete Definition of "connotation"

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English

Pronunciation
rhymes|eɪÊÇn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A meaning that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal definition. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.

#: The connotations of the phrase "you are a dog" are that you are physically unattractive or morally reprehensible, not that you are a canine.

Antonyms
denotation

Synonyms
intension

Related terms
connotative
connotatively

Translations
trans-top|suggested or implied meaning
Czech: t-|cs|konotace|f
Danish: t|da|konnotation|c, t|da|medbetydning|c, t|da|bibetydning|c
Dutch: t|nl|connotatie|f, t|nl|bijbetekenis|f, t|nl|bijklank|m, t|nl|associatie|f, t|nl|gevoelswaarde|f
Finnish: t|fi|konnotaatio
French: t+|fr|connotation|f
German: Konnotation, Nebenbedeutung, Beiklang, Beigeschmack
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Indonesian: konotasi
Norwegian: t-|no|konnotasjon|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|conotação|f
Spanish: t-|es|connotación|f
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External links
myCONNOTATION.org, the first subjective dictionary and collaborative word connotation database

Category:Semantics

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