connotation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kon"u-t?'shun), [key]
- an act or instance of connoting.
- the associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression in addition to its explicit or primary meaning:Cf. denotation (def. 1). A possible connotation of ?home? is ?a place of warmth, comfort, and affection.?
- the set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term and thus determining the range of objects to which that term may be applied; comprehension; intension.
- connotation (Thesaurus)