Definition of Interjections

1. Noun. (plural of interjection) ¹



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Definition of Interjections

1. interjection [n] - See also: interjection

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interjections

interj
interjacence
interjacency
interjacent
interjaculated
interjaculates
interjaculating
interject
interjected
interjecting
interjection
interjectionally
interjectionary
interjections (current term)
interjectively
interjector
interjectors
interjectory
interjects
interjoin
interjoined
interjoining
interjoins
interjoist
interjoists
interjudge
interjudge reliability
interjunction

Literary usage of Interjections

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1. The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and by Goold Brown (1858)
"Ans. interjections are words thrown in between the portó of sentences, to express ilie passions or sudden feelings of the speaker. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"The principle which gives rise to interjections is precisely the same as that which has been so largely illustrated in the naming of animals. ..."

3. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"Historical interjections. 2O3. The interjections which we have been considering thus far, may be called the spontaneous or primitive interjections, ..."

4. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"interjections are primary and secondary. Primary interjections are mostly imitations of sounds that accompany emotions : ah, o, oh, pah, pooh, hush. ..."

5. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1903)
"interjections 225. Some interjections are mere natural exclamations of feeling; ... Many Latin interjections are borrowed from the Greek, as euge, ..."

6. A Modern English Grammar by Huber Gray Buehler (1900)
"CHAPTER XI OF interjections AN Intersection is a word used as a sudden ... Classification of interjections.—interjections may be arranged in three general ..."

7. A Modern English Grammar by Huber Gray Buehler (1906)
"CHAPTER XI OF interjections AN Interjection is a word used as a sudden expression of feeling ... interjections may be arranged in three general classes:— 1. ..."

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