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interjection

An interjection, also known as an exclamation, is a word, phrase, or sound used to convey an emotion such as surprise, excitement, happiness, or anger. Interjections are very common in spoken English, but they appear in written English as well. Capable of standing alone, they are grammatically unrelated to any other part of a sentence.
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in·ter·jec·tion

 (ĭn′tər-jĕk′shən)
n.
1. A sudden, short utterance; an ejaculation.
2. Abbr. interj. or int.
a. The part of speech that usually expresses emotion and is capable of standing alone.
b. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as Ugh! or Wow!

in′ter·jec′tion·al adj.
in′ter·jec′tion·al·ly adv.

interjection

(ˌɪntəˈdʒɛkʃən)
n
1. (Grammar) a word or remark expressing emotion; exclamation
2. the act of interjecting
3. (Grammar) a word or phrase that is characteristically used in syntactic isolation and that usually expresses sudden emotion; expletive. Abbreviation: interj.
ˌinterˈjectional, ˌinterˈjectionary, ˌinterˈjectory, ˌinterˈjectural adj
ˌinterˈjectionally adv

in•ter•jec•tion

(ˌɪn tərˈdʒɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of interjecting.
2. something interjected, as a remark.
3. the utterance of a word or phrase expressive of emotion.
4.
a. a member of a class of words typically used in grammatical isolation to express emotion, as Hey! Oh! Ouch! Ugh!
b. any other word or expression so used, as Good grief! Indeed! Abbr.: interj.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
in`ter•jec′tion•al, in`ter•jec′to•ry (-tə ri) adj.
in`ter•jec′tion•al•ly, adv.

interjection

A part of speech or expression that can make sense when uttered alone, for example, “Hello.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interjection - an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
exclaiming, exclamation - an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it"
2.interjection - the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

interjection

noun exclamation, cry, ejaculation, interpolation, interposition the insensitive interjections of the disc jockey
Translations
تَعَجُّبمُلاحَظَه إعْتِراضِيَّه أو تَعَجُّبيَّه
citoslovcezvolání
udråbsordindskududbrududråb
huudahdushuudahdussana
indulatszóközbevetés
upphrópuninnskot, athugasemd
感嘆詞間投詞
interiectio
jaustukas
izsauksmes vārdsstarpsauciens
citoslovcezvolanie
vzklik
söz arasında söylemeünlem

interjection

[ˌɪntəˈdʒekʃən] N (= exclamation) → exclamación f (Ling) → interjección f; (= insertion) → interposición f

interjection

[ˌɪntərˈdʒɛkʃən] ninterjection f
the moronic interjections of the disc jockey → les interjections de demeuré du disc-jockey

interjection

n (= exclamation)Ausruf m; (Ling also) → Interjektion f; (= remark)Einwurf m

interjection

[ˌɪntəˈdʒɛkʃn] ninteriezione f

interjection

(intəˈdʒekʃən) noun
1. a word or words, or some noise, used to express surprise, dismay, pain or other feelings and emotions. Oh dear! I think I've lost my key; Ouch! That hurts!
2. the act of interjecting something.
ˌinterˈject verb
to say (something) which interrupts what one, or someone else, is saying.
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