an abrupt excited utterance
"she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it"
a loud complaint or protest or reproach
an exclamatory rhetorical device
"O tempore! O mores"
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.
A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; u2013 also called an exclamation point.
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
a word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief
a mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; -- called also exclamation point
Origin: [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.]
The numerical value of exclamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of exclamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I write music with an exclamation point
I'm Jeb, exclamation point, i'm proud to be a Bush.
Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.
Republicans, I think, see this as an opportunity to put an exclamation mark on what happened on Nov. 4.
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
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Translations for exclamation
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- علامة تعجبArabic
- възклицание, удивителнаBulgarian
- Ausruf, ExklamationGerman
- επιφώνημα, αναφώνηση, θαυμαστικόGreek
- huudahdus, parahdusFinnish
- esclamazione, punto esclamativoItalian
- exclamação, ponto de exclamaçãoPortuguese
- exclamare, exclamațieRomanian
- utropstecken, utrop, interjektionSwedish
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