Definition of Exclamation

1. Noun. An abrupt excited utterance. "There was much exclaiming over it"

Exact synonyms: Exclaiming
Generic synonyms: Utterance, Vocalization
Specialized synonyms: Deuce, Devil, Dickens, Ejaculation, Interjection, Expostulation
Derivative terms: Exclaim, Exclaim



2. Noun. A loud complaint or protest or reproach.
Generic synonyms: Complaint

3. Noun. An exclamatory rhetorical device. "O tempore! O mores"
Exact synonyms: Ecphonesis
Generic synonyms: Rhetorical Device
Derivative terms: Exclaim

Definition of Exclamation

1. n. A loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.

Definition of Exclamation

1. Noun. A loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc. ¹

2. Noun. A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief. ¹

3. Noun. A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; – also called an exclamation point. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exclamation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exclamation

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excitotoxic
excitotoxicity
excitotoxin
excitotoxins
excitotoxity
excitovascular
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exclaimer
exclaimers
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exclamation (current term)
exclamation-mark
exclamation mark
exclamation marks
exclamation point
exclamation point hair
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exclamational
exclamations
exclamative
exclamatorily
exclamatory
exclame
exclave
exclaves

Literary usage of Exclamation

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1. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"THE ACCUSATIVE OF exclamation IN PLAUTUS AND TERENCE. Ever since Ritschl brought the study of Plautus into fashion monographs on special points of Plautine ..."

2. A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges by John Seely Hart (1892)
"THE exclamation POINT. The exclamation Point is used for marking strong emotion. ... In regard to the portion of discourse set off by it, the exclamation ..."

3. The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and by Goold Brown (1858)
""Question point,"—"exclamation pointr—Я'- born, p. 272. SECTION L—THE COMMA. The Comma is used to separate those parts of a sentence, which are so nearly ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"In Gammer Gurton's Needle, the Bayly administers this oath to Diccon : 2. For a lamentation, or exclamation of sorrow : Why should von fall ..."

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