denotative

adjective de·no·ta·tive \ ˈdē-nō-ˌtā-tiv , di-ˈnō-tə-tiv \

Definition of denotative

1 : denoting or tending to denote
2 : relating to denotation

Examples of denotative in a Sentence

  1. a string of absences from this course will be seen as denotative of the student's lack of interest in it

First Known Use of denotative

circa 1611

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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