1. to signify or suggest (certain meanings, ideas, etc.) in addition to the explicit or primary meaning: The word “fireplace” often connotes hospitality, warm comfort, etc.
2. to involve as a condition or accompaniment: Injury connotes pain.
3. to have significance only by association, as with another word: Adjectives can only connote, nouns can denote.
The way she said wrong connoted that to be wrong was the worst thing in the world.