DENOTATIVE MEANING

The literal meaning of a word or phrase.

DENOTATIVE MEANING: "The denotative meaning is what a word is and not what it can do or suggest."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DENOTATIVE MEANING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/denotative-meaning/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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