Implicitly explicit

connotation
(n)
con-ǝ-TAY-shǝn
Meaning

suggested or implied meaning of a word or expression

1st Sample Sentence

Even though the literal meaning of the word "clever" is simply "intelligent", it can nevertheless have a slightly negative connotation, in certain contexts, that "intelligent" does not have.

Root

com (together)#notare (to note, mark) (Latin)

Mnemonics

can + notation -notations have implied meaning

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