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connotation
used in The Fountainhead

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a suggested idea or feeling that goes beyond something's primary meaning — for example determined and stubborn have similar literal meanings, but stubborn suggests that someone is unreasonable
  • When he came to New York, he was preceded by a small, private fame; a few trickles of rumor had seeped down from Harvard about an unusual person named Ellsworth Toohey; a few people, among the extreme intellectuals and the extremely wealthy, heard these rumors and promptly forgot what they heard, but remembered the name; it remained in their minds with a vague connotation of such things as brilliance, courage, idealism.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (54% in)

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