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Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. The dictionary definition of a word is its denotation. B. The cultural or contextual meaning of a word is its connotation. C. Every word has a positive or negative connotation. D. Word connotations can be positive or negative.

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  1. anonymous
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    @reneesweet17

  2. anonymous
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    actally it D

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Wouldn't it be D?

  4. anonymous
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    I am not sure, now I am confused.

  5. anonymous
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    yes

  6. anonymous
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    I just checked, D is incorrect.

  7. anonymous
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    I think its B.

  8. anonymous
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    con·no·ta·tion ˌkänəˈtāSH(ə)n/ noun an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning. "the word “discipline” has unhappy connotations of punishment and repression" synonyms: overtone, undertone, undercurrent, implication, hidden meaning, nuance, hint, echo, vibrations, association, intimation, suggestion, suspicion, insinuation "there was a connotation of distrust in his voice" PHILOSOPHY the abstract meaning or intension of a term, which forms a principle determining which objects or concepts it applies to.

  9. anonymous
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    this is the meaning of connotation

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