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ASC’s Word of the Day–3/23/2011

Posted by ccasc on March 23, 2011

Connotation

[kon-uh-tey-shuhn] (n.) the associated or secondary meaning of a word in addition to its primary meaning

*from the Middle Latin connotare, meaning “signify in addition to the main meaning,”

“In the East the wilderness has no evil connotation; it is thought of as an expression of the unity and harmony of the universe.”

~William Orville Douglas

 

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