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synonyms for connotations

  • meaning
  • overtone
  • significance
  • undertone
  • association
  • coloring
  • essence
  • hint
  • nuance
  • suggestion
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  • denotation
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How to use connotations in a sentence

These instructions have no connotations of the end of the world.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The connotations of the name court are generally impressive.
THE MAN IN COURTFREDERIC DEWITT WELLS
There are connotations about the word challenge which are essentially dramatic.
THE MAN IN COURTFREDERIC DEWITT WELLS
He put down the word about which already such a host of new connotations had begun to cling.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
The education he had received was not exactly a frontier education with the usual connotations of that word.
THOMAS JEFFERSONGILBERT CHINARD
Its effect was electrical, for on the instant all the connotations of “Michael” flooded his consciousness.
MICHAEL, BROTHER OF JERRYJACK LONDON
Isolate this head from the shoulders, from all the gross connotations of the frame, and the trick would be done.
MELOMANIACSJAMES HUNEKER
The word "genius" has several connotations, depending on how one defines a genius.
DAMNED IF YOU DON'TGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
In no primitive or half-civilization does the word "wife" bear the connotations which it bears to us.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
To hover has other connotations, while to soar is properly to fly upward, and not to hang poised upon the air.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF SCIENCEWALTER LIBBY
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