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Connotation or connotative meaning is additional, or secondary, meaning associated with a linguistic sign in addition to its denotative content. Connotation is traditionally considered to be of an associative and subjective nature and deemed peripheral to the understanding of the sign in question.
- Chalker, Sylvia & Edmund Weiner (1994). Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press and BCA.