How to pronounce denotation
The literal or primary meaning of a word in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests.
Basically what a word represents or when you think of a word what comes up into your mind
~ Mom and dad are used instead of mother and father which suggests loving parents
~A dog is used to suggest shamelessness or an ugly face
My own examples
~A dove is used to show peace
~Home is used to suggest family love comfort and security