Connotation in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Connotation

suggested or implied meaning

Examples of Connotation in a sentence

Even though skinny technically means the same thing as slender, it has a connotation that is less favorable. 🔊

While a dictionary may provide a standard definition of a word, it may not always reveal the usual connotation associated with it.  🔊

No matter how you look at it, the word lucky will always have a positive connotation. 🔊

Even though I called him a tricky little devil, I didn’t any critical connotation of the phrase.  🔊

The connotation of some of the words he used in his speech led us to believe that he was taking a defensive stand on the issue.  🔊

You can say you’re being selective in choosing your friends, but I believe that the word “snob” carries the true connotation for the way you’re acting.  🔊

While eternity would seem to have a neutral connotation, there are sometimes when it implies something negative.  🔊

Calling a job slave labor is only going to have a negative connotation.  🔊

Back in the days of McCarthyism, the only color that typically had a negative connotation was red.  🔊

Compared to other animals, the pig is unfortunate because it has a derogatory connotation when its name is associated with people.  🔊

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