connotational


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of or relating to a connotation

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As those cases do not provide the kind of connotational information that is being focused here, they are, left out of account.
In cases of metonymic change, connotational or denotational meanings are added to single complex words through pragmatic inferences, which may then, in a second step, be directly linked to the word formation pattern.
The animal's connotational values starkly negate the dream of empowerment and agency that Jack desires, and at the same time the figure of the penguin also serves as a mirror of Jack's entrapment.
Partington is especially concerned with the viability of corpora-based instruction in regards to the denotational, connotational, metaphorical, and cultural aspects of word meaning, and he convincingly demonstrates the usefulness of corpora and concordance data to vocabulary development in general.
But when considering the words from which they originate it will be found that the former translates the connotational meaning of the Yoruba pinodu, while the latter is a literal translation of the word gbemole.
Adorno characterizes the method of persuasion as not logical but emotional, using associational transitions and connotational links (ibid.
What is absent from such a focus on the potential visual sources for the form in the natural world is the recognition of the important connotational significance that applies in the use of the koru.
The important factor in making this distinction lies in that between denotational and connotational meaning.
This important connotational meaning has been seized upon, increasingly over the past two decades, by tourist operators, by corporations, and by government in an attempt to portray the divergent ethnic make-up of the country.
She scrutinizes that word from a variety of angles, turning it now this way, now that, each time grafting different connotational possibilities to it.
That Hemingway would be unaware of the connotational possibilities of "bright lure" and "hook" to Jig's name is highly unlikely, especially as David Bourne wishes for such a device in The Garden of Eden (7).
While smoke per se is objectionable and adds nothing to the outer aesthetics of any community, it is not without its connotational beauty as it rises in clouds from smoke stacks or furnaces and ovens (and even gob fires) telling the world that the fires of prosperity are burning--the fires that assure economic security to the workingman, as well as establish profitable returns on capital legitimately invested (Stewart and Krier 1978:149, 151).