The connotative meaning of a word refers to the feeling that a word invokes. This
differs from its dictionary definition, which is called its "denotative" meaning.
Denotative meaning is the expressed meaning of a word, whereas the
connotative meaning has more to do with the feeling evoked by a word. To give a
Connotative definition, (of a word or expression) signifying or suggestive of an
associative or secondary meaning in addition to the primary meaning: A ...
Feb 17, 2016 ... If you want to discuss the meaning of a word, it helps to know the ... carry different
associations or secondary meanings, also known as connotations. ... denotation
commonly refers to the dictionary definition of a word while ...
word. You can contrast connotation with the denotative value of a word, its more
literal ... refers to the literal meaning of a word, the 'dictionary definition.'.
Denotation refers to the literal meaning of a word, the "dictionary definition. ... The
connotative meanings of a word exist together with the denotative meanings.
The denotation of a word is its explicit definition as listed in a dictionary. ... All
these words refer to the same thing, but each elicits a different association in the
Connotation refers to a meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing ...
Words may have positive or negative connotations that depend upon the social, ...
2. denotation - the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the
class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is
Connotation and Denotation are two principal methods of describing the
meanings of words. ... Denotation refers to the literal meaning of a word, the '
dictionary definition. ... What are the connotations of the word "home"? How does
it differ from ...