What is Connotation? - Definition & Meaning


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Connotation is:

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1. The connotative meaning of a word is based on:

2. A word's connotations:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the topics you'll be assessed on by these study tools include the definition of connotation and the basis for connotative meanings. All of the questions are in multiple-choice format.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer quiz questions on the following:

  • Connotation defined
  • What drives connotative meanings
  • Characteristics of a word's connotations
  • Why words may take on more connotations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related connotation in writing lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how words gain connotations and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of connotations

Additional Learning

Continue your studies on writing by reviewing the associated lesson, which is called What is Connotation: Definition & Meaning. This lesson features the following study objectives:

  • Understand how meaning is related to connotation
  • Know what connotation includes
  • Recognize how context impacts connotation