People typically describe their enemies with adjectives that carry negative connotations.
But the term has acquired more special connotations in modern thought.
It just has so many negative connotations to it.
Several names may carry slightly negative connotations.
So again in determining the " import " of propositions, it is no accident that in all save existential propositions it is to the familiar rubrics of associationism - co-existence, sequence, causation and resemblance - that he refers for classification, while his general formula as to the conjunctions of connotations is associationist through and through.