Sentence Examples

  • The word can have a different connotation in different contexts. 
  • No negative connotation was intended by using the word "short." 
  • The history of the authority shows it to be incapable of policing cloning, which could have sinister connotations
  • To avoid the connotation of correctness, I would use the word principles rather than rules. 
  • By using a word with a negative connotation, Jenny's graduation speech took an unpleasant tone.

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