Sentence Examples

  • The word has different connotations in different contexts. 
  • Thus, in Germany, with the decay of the empire the title "prince " received a sovereign connotation, though it ranks, as in France, below that of "duke."
  • This use of the word "prince" - which has in England so lofty a connotation - to translate foreign titles of such varying importance and significance naturally leads to a good deal of confusion in the public mind.
  • Using a word with a negative connotation causes your writing to sound opinionated.
  • If you are writing an informative article, try not to use words with a negative connotation.

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