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noun as in implication

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The “game manager” label carries a negative connotation, but Smith is one of the NFL’s best at protecting the ball.

Even the word audit itself has a lot of negative connotations, and that’s understandable.

The terms diverged when we filtered just for ones with negative connotations.

Whilst only 7% of queries will be impacted in initial roll-out, further expansion of this new passage indexing system could have much bigger connotations than one might first suspect.

This is not an example of AI taking away jobs and that more negative connotations that you get when you talk about AI and business.

But that has never struck me as terribly apt or helpful, despite its obviously negative connotation.

In case the connotation is lost, “Theater Kid” is not a good thing here.

“Linda Perry-style,” of course, carries with it a history and a very specific connotation.

Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield examines the negative connotation of the phrase and turns it into an affirmation.

It has this crazy negative connotation that I never understood.

To fix the connotation of a concrete name, or the denotation of the corresponding abstract, is to define the name.

Why, I should say it means 'skilful, clever,' and it carries with it the connotation of 'novel.'

They had been diverted from their hereditary connotation to signify impressions for which Nature did not intend them.

This term one may accept as technically correct without necessarily accepting the sinister connotation imputed to it by labor.

The specific difference is that which must be added to the connotation of the genus to complete the connotation of the species.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to connotation, such as: meaning, overtone, significance, undertone, association, and coloring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.