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ex·cla·ma·tion mark

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  1. exclamation mark, exclamation pointnoun

    a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamation


  1. exclamation marknoun

    Punctuation mark ! (used to denote excitement, surprise or shock).


  1. Exclamation mark

    The exclamation mark, !, or exclamation point (American English), is a punctuation mark usually used after an interjection or exclamation to indicate strong feelings or to show emphasis. The exclamation mark often marks the end of a sentence, for example: "Watch out!". Similarly, a bare exclamation mark (with nothing before or after) is often used in warning signs. The exclamation mark is often used in writing to make a character seem as though they are shouting and/or excited/surprised.


  1. exclamation mark

    An exclamation mark is a punctuation symbol (!) used at the end of a sentence to indicate an intense level of emotion such as surprise, excitement, urgency, or command. It can also indicate a loud or emphatic utterance. Additionally, it can be used in text to suggest a raised volume or a strong emphasis in speech.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclamation mark in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclamation mark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of exclamation mark in a Sentence

  1. John Cummins:

    Republicans, I think, see this as an opportunity to put an exclamation mark on what happened on Nov. 4.

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