exclamation

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ex·cla·ma·tion

 (ĕk′sklə-mā′shən)
n.
1. An abrupt, forceful utterance: an exclamation of delight.
2. An outcry, as of protest.
3. Grammar An interjection.

exclamation

(ˌɛkskləˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. an abrupt, emphatic, or excited cry or utterance; interjection; ejaculation
2. the act of exclaiming
ˌexclaˈmational adj

ex•cla•ma•tion

(ˌɛk skləˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of exclaiming; outcry; loud complaint or protest.
2. an interjection.
[1350–1400; < Latin]

exclamation

A sudden cry or statement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exclamation - an abrupt excited utteranceexclamation - an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it"
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
dickens, deuce, devil - a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"
ejaculation, interjection - an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
expostulation - an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
2.exclamation - a loud complaint or protest or reproach
complaint - (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
3.exclamation - an exclamatory rhetorical deviceexclamation - an exclamatory rhetorical device; "O tempore! O mores"
rhetorical device - a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

exclamation

noun cry, call, shout, yell, outcry, utterance, ejaculation, expletive, interjection, vociferation Sue gave an exclamation of surprise.

exclamation

noun
A sudden, sharp utterance:
Translations
تَعَجُّب، صَرخَة تَعَجُّب
udbrududråb
huudahdus
upphrópun
vzklik
haykırma

exclamation

[ˌekskləˈmeɪʃən]
A. Nexclamación f
B. CPD exclamation mark, exclamation point (US) N (Ling) → signo m de admiración

exclamation

[ˌɛkskləˈmeɪʃən] nexclamation f
to give an exclamation → pousser une exclamationexclamation mark npoint m d'exclamationexclamation point (US) npoint m d'exclamation

exclamation

nAusruf m (also Gram); an exclamation of horrorein Schreckensschrei m

exclamation

[ˌɛkskləˈmeɪʃn] nesclamazione f

exclaim

(ikˈskleim) verb
to call out, or say, suddenly and loudly. `Good !' he exclaimed; She exclaimed in astonishment.
exclamation (ekskləˈmeiʃən) noun
an expression of surprise or other sudden feeling. He gave an exclamation of anger.
exclamation mark
the mark (!) following and showing an exclamation.
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Longer, floating phrases vary with sudden, exclamational stops, as in "Quick": the overall impression is of an effortless, resonating vocal presence.