What does exclamation mean?

Definitions for exclamation
ˌɛk skləˈmeɪ ʃənex·cla·ma·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exclamation.

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"

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 [!]; – 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

    Etymology: [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.]

  2. Exclamation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.]

  3. Exclamation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.]

Anagrams for exclamation »

  1. Coatlán Mixe

How to pronounce exclamation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say exclamation in sign language?

  1. exclamation

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of exclamation in a Sentence

  1. Ted Johnson:

    No candidate has really stumbled yet, but I would have to say that Jeb Bush's appearance on the debut of ‘Colbert’ was a missed opportunity, he seemed stuck a bit too much in ‘campaign’ mode and probably could have taken more opportunities at humor, like when Colbert made fun of the exclamation point on his logo.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I'm Jeb, exclamation point, i'm proud to be a Bush.

  3. Mistinguett:

    A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know.

  4. Thomas Hardy:

    Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.

  5. Anthony Carrigan:

    I completely disregarded [ a nomination ] as a possibility, i just considered it to be such a long shot... It was actually Bill who texted me. I was in my hotel room getting ready to go to set for' Bill Ted 3, and Bill texted me,' Congrats, dude.' That's it -- no exclamation point, no nothing. I was like,' On what ? Did the show get nominated ?' And he said,' You got nominated,' So that was a really, really cool moment. And I just kind of had to stare at the floor for a few minutes.

Images & Illustrations of exclamation

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