Example sentences for: denotatively

How can you use “denotatively” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This term does not qualify as slang because it is a legitimate, formal term, rather easy to define denotatively, quite fit for use in polite company, and equally at home in written and spoken language.

  • I do think that Aman contributes something important to the linguistic literature, and I think he ought to view a bit more seriously (and less rancorously) the opportunities accorded him by his experience with these powerful, private parts of the language to pursue a theme of analysis of its impact and why and how it carries so much weight, both denotatively and connotatively.

  • There are actually two things at work in the Handbook : one is a genuine concern, when a generalized statement about people is to be made, about being unfair to women through the use of references which, though denotatively neutral, carry the strong scent of maleness.

  • The terms used here are not immediately transparent: if by communicative intention is meant `denotative purpose, the information the speaker wishes to convey,' unless one views communication in the broadest way, it would seem to me that the definition confuses denotation with connotation; that is to say, whether an expression is euphemistic, neutral, or taboo is a matter of connotation, and the fact that a speaker avoids shit for defecate, move one's bowels , etc., is purely a connotative matter: denotatively (communicatively?)

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