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connotation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Connotation  \Con`no*ta"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  connotation.] 
  The  act  of  connoting;  a  making  known  or  designating  something 
  additional;  implication  of  something  more  than  is  asserted. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  connotation 
  n  1:  what  you  must  know  in  order  to  determine  the  reference  of  an 
  expression  [syn:  {sense},  {intension}] 
  2:  an  idea  that  is  implied  or  suggested 




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