Definitions for exclamationˌɛk skləˈmeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•cla•ma•tionˌɛk skləˈmeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of exclaiming; outcry; loud complaint or protest.

  2. an interjection.

Origin of exclamation:

1350–1400; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclamation, exclaiming(noun)

    an abrupt excited utterance

    "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it"

  2. exclamation(noun)

    a loud complaint or protest or reproach

  3. ecphonesis, exclamation(noun)

    an exclamatory rhetorical device

    "O tempore! O mores"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. exclamation(noun)ˌɛk skləˈmeɪ ʃən

    a sudden word or phrase showing emotion

Wiktionary

  1. exclamation(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.

  2. exclamation(Noun)

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

  3. exclamation(Noun)

    A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; u2013 also called an exclamation point.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclamation(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

  2. Exclamation(noun)

    a word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief

  3. Exclamation(noun)

    a mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; -- called also exclamation point

Anagrams of exclamation

  1. Coatlán Mixe


Translations for exclamation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

exclamation(noun)

an expression of surprise or other sudden feeling

He gave an exclamation of anger.

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