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Connotation   /kˌɑnətˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Connotation

noun
1.
What you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression.  Synonym: intension.
2.
An idea that is implied or suggested.



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"Connotation" Quotes from Famous Books



... approving fingers stamps as noble those diverse faculties, those superiorities in either sex which God created in them. Thus for the woman to remain indoors is nobler than to gad about abroad." {ta kala...; kallion... aiskhion...}— These words, which their significant Hellenic connotation, ...
— The Economist • Xenophon



Words linked to "Connotation" :   substance, connote, meaning, intension, significance, import, signification



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