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How to use connotation in a sentence

The “game manager” label carries a negative connotation, but Smith is one of the NFL’s best at protecting the ball.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW: ALEX SMITH ON TRACK TO START VS. EAGLES WITH PLAYOFFS ON THE LINENICKI JHABVALAJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even the word audit itself has a lot of negative connotations, and that’s understandable.
THE KEY TO FUTURE ELECTION SECURITY STARTS WITH A ROLL OF THE DICEBOBBIE JOHNSONDECEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The terms diverged when we filtered just for ones with negative connotations.
AMAZON’S NEW HEALTH BAND IS THE MOST INVASIVE TECH WE’VE EVER TESTEDGEOFFREY FOWLER, HEATHER KELLYDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
COULD GOOGLE PASSAGE INDEXING BE LEVERAGING BERT?DAWN ANDERSONOCTOBER 29, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
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.
HOW AI WILL REVOLUTIONIZE MANUFACTURINGJASON SPARAPANISEPTEMBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
To fix the connotation of a concrete name, or the denotation of the corresponding abstract, is to define the name.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Why, I should say it means 'skilful, clever,' and it carries with it the connotation of 'novel.'
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
They had been diverted from their hereditary connotation to signify impressions for which Nature did not intend them.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
This term one may accept as technically correct without necessarily accepting the sinister connotation imputed to it by labor.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
The specific difference is that which must be added to the connotation of the genus to complete the connotation of the species.
ANALYSIS OF MR. MILL'S SYSTEM OF LOGICWILLIAM STEBBING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONNOTATION

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