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1. The act or process of connoting.
a. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing: Hollywood holds connotations of romance and glittering success.
b. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
3. Logic The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term; intension.

con′no·ta′tive adj.
con′no·ta′tive·ly adv.
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In contrast, much lower likelihoods of class formation were observed if the meaningful stimuli had connotatively contradictory valences (Grehan 1998; Leslie et al.
Cook's "linguistic schemata" contain knowledge about language and influence our expectations of what particular words mean both denotatively and connotatively.
18 W/(m-K), although panel density was connotatively higher in those studies.
To show how words affect connotatively, not denotatively, on audience, Potter (1974) explained:
Corporate identity is strategically related to marketing at the corporate level by connotatively including marketing's concern with corporate entities in their totality, including networks and partnerships ((Mukherjee and He, 2008).