CONNOTATION in a Sentence

Learn CONNOTATION from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

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 Meanings and Examples of CONNOTATION
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 n.  an idea that is implied or suggested
 n.  what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
Classic Sentence:
1  The turbulent voices, even Guy Pollock being connotative beside her, were nothing.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
2  These details communicated to the document a certain air of freshness, they seemed to connote that the peasants in question had lived but yesterday.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  In the first sentence, the ship is described as a frigate, which has a pretty strong military connotation.
2  The notion of abuse has wider connotations than the physical.
3  That word has strong sexual connotations.
4  A dictionary will always give us the denotation of a word; frequently, it will also give us the connotations.