What does exclamation mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word exclamation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclamation, exclaimingnoun

    an abrupt excited utterance

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

  2. exclamationnoun

    a loud complaint or protest or reproach

  3. ecphonesis, exclamationnoun

    an exclamatory rhetorical device

    "O tempore! O mores"

Wiktionary

  1. exclamationnoun

    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. exclamationnoun

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

  3. exclamationnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exclamationnoun

    Etymology: exclamatio, Latin.

    The ears of the people are continually beaten with exclamations against abuses in the church. Richard Hooker, Dedication.

    Either be patient, and intreat me fair,
    Or with the clamorous report of war
    Thus will I drown your exclamations. William Shakespeare, Richard III.

    O Musidorus! Musidorus! but what serve exclamations, where there are no ears to receive the sound? Philip Sidney, b. ii.

Wikipedia

  1. Exclamation

    An exclamation is an emphatic utterance, the articulate expression of an affect.

ChatGPT

  1. exclamation

    An exclamation is a sudden cry or remark, often expressing surprise, anger, or excitement. In written language, it is often followed by an exclamation mark. It can also refer to a sentence type in English that is used to express strong emotion or command.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclamationnoun

    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. Exclamationnoun

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

  3. Exclamationnoun

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

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

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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. Robert Yawger:

    There is a very good chance we would reach $ 100. That's going to be inflationary with an exclamation point, we don't need that at all. We can't afford that at all.

  2. Jennifer Granholm:

    You can walk and chew gum. You can do both, the fact that we are paying these outrageous prices is almost an exclamation point on the fact that we need to move to clean energy so we are not in this position in the future.

  3. Thomas Hardy:

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

  4. Ted Scambos:

    It’s going to take a while to unpack, we’re still reacting to a relatively sudden change. Certainly the last few years have been a dramatic exclamation point on a trend that was just developing after 2016.

  5. Robert Yawger:

    There is a very good chance we would reach $ 100 [ per barrel ]. That's going to be inflationary with an exclamation point, we don't need that at all. We can't afford that at all.

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