The word can have a different connotation in different contexts.
No negative connotation was intended by using the word "short."
Thus, in Germany, with the decay of the empire the title "prince " received a sovereign connotation, though it ranks, as in France, below that of "duke."
This use of the word "prince" - which has in England so lofty a connotation - to translate foreign titles of such varying importance and significance naturally leads to a good deal of confusion in the public mind.
The history of the authority shows it to be incapable of policing cloning, which could have sinister connotations.
To avoid the connotation of correctness, I would use the word principles rather than rules.
If you are writing an informative article, try not to use words with a negative connotation.
But the title of emperor was also used in the middle ages, and is still used, in a loose and vague sense, without any ecclesiastical connotation or hint of connexion with Rome (the two attributes which should properly distinguish an emperor), and merely in order to designate a non-European ruler with a large extent of territory.
Typically, the word "home" has a positive and warm connotation.
Using a word with a negative connotation causes your writing to sound opinionated.
To make her excuse sound better, Alexandra used a word with a positive connotation.
When texting, it is best to not use a word that carries a negative connotation so that you do not start an argument unintentionally.
People typically describe their enemies with adjectives that carry negative connotations.
What word does not have a negative connotation that I could replace "nasty" with?
By using a word with a negative connotation, Jenny caused her graduation speech to be a disaster.