entitlement programs http://kmuw.org en OnWords: Do You Have A Sense Of Entitlement? http://kmuw.org/post/onwords-do-you-have-sense-entitlement <p>The recent history of the word “entitlement” shows how a word’s connotation can take over its existence and taint everything it touches.<br><br>As opposed to its denotation, or dictionary definition, a word’s connotation is about the associations we have with a word. In the case of the word entitlement, it’s almost all negative.<br><br>The phrase “sense of entitlement” is at fault for this negative connotation.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Lael Ewy 16083 at http://kmuw.org OnWords: Do You Have A Sense Of Entitlement?