Connotation

-Literary Device-

[conna-TAY-sh'n] NOUN

Definition:

An idea or feeling of which a word evokes for a person in addition to it's literal or primary meaning.

Definition (own wordings):

A list of words that describes a word's primary meaning (adjective).

Examples:

Made: "Hollywood holds connotations of romance and glittering success" or

“home” is “a place of warmth, comfort, and affection.”

My own: A spa is relaxing, comfortable and soothing.

Synonyms:

1. Implication

2. Connection

3. Association


My own Synonym:

1. Meaning/ Definition

2. Adjective

Derivatives:

Verb:

Connoting

Adjective:

connotative

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