Definition of Interjection

1. Noun. An abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion.

Exact synonyms: Ejaculation
Generic synonyms: Exclaiming, Exclamation
Derivative terms: Ejaculate, Interject



2. Noun. The action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts.
Exact synonyms: Interpellation, Interpolation, Interposition
Generic synonyms: Break, Disruption, Gap, Interruption
Derivative terms: Interject, Interpolate, Interpose

Definition of Interjection

1. n. The act of interjecting or throwing between; also, that which is interjected.

Definition of Interjection

1. Noun. (grammar) An exclamation or filled pause; a word or phrase with no particular grammatical relation to a sentence, often an expression of emotion. ¹

2. Noun. An interruption; something interjected ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interjection

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interjection

interiorscaping
interiour
interischiadic
interisland
interj
interjacence
interjacency
interjacent
interjaculated
interjaculates
interjaculating
interject
interjected
interjecting
interjection (current term)
interjectionally
interjectionary
interjections
interjectively
interjector
interjectors
interjectory
interjects
interjoin
interjoined
interjoining
interjoins
interjoist

Literary usage of Interjection

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"The Tarascan 'interjection of participation' always assumes a regular personal form6. Personalised interjections occur in very low languages, ..."

2. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"The Tarascan ' interjection of participation' always assumes a regular personal form3. Personalised interjections occur in very low languages, ..."

3. A Practical German Grammar by Calvin Thomas (1905)
"THE interjection 382. Nature of the interjection. The interjection does not form an integral part of the sentence, but is a sentence by itself, ..."

4. The Elements of English Grammar by George Philip Krapp (1908)
"The interjection is usually followed by an exclamation point. 223. ... Often, in colloquial speech, a sentence begins with an interjection expressing a mild ..."

5. A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges by John Seely Hart (1892)
"The Exclamation Point must be used after an interjection; as,— Fie on him ! Ah me! ... Where the interjection does not stand by itself, but forms part of a ..."

6. The Rise, Progress, and Present Structure of the English Language by Matthew Harrison (1861)
"SECTION XL THE interjection. AN interjection is a mere exclamation, arising out of a peculiar condition of the mind, as affected by joy or grief, ..."

7. The Rudiments of Latin and English Grammar: Designed to Facilitate the Study by Alexander Adam (1820)
"interjection. Л n interjection is an indeclinable word thrown in between the ... Some interjection! are natural sounds, and common to nil ..."

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