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, 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.

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

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

  2. Exclamationnoun

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

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

  3. Exclamationnoun

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

    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. 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.

  2. Anthony Leiserowitz:

    We are far closer to taking climate change seriously, because for the first time one of our major political parties... now sees climate change as one of the absolute top issues, that simply was not the case 12 months ago. Period, bold, underlined, exclamation point. That will have consequences.

  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. 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.

  5. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings:

    One-quarter of those deaths have occurred since the surge of infections from the Delta variant, so that puts an exclamation point on the fact, just how deadly the Delta variant has been for all of us.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. bonzer
    • B. bibulous
    • C. askant
    • D. flabby

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