Connotative (adjective)

Relating to or having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit.


Late 19th century: from latin connotat- 'marked, indicated', from the verb connotare, from con- 'with' + notare 'mark, note'.


  1. The word 'home' has a strong connotative meaning, evoking feelings of comfort and security.
  2. The connotative meaning of words can often be more important than their denotative meaning.
  3. The poem's imagery has rich connotative meaning, referring to both personal and cultural experiences.
  4. The connotative meaning of 'freedom' can vary greatly depending on the context in which it is used.
  5. The use of connotative language can add depth and complexity to a text, making it more interesting and memorable.
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