1 an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it" [syn: exclaiming]
2 a loud complaint or protest or reproach
3 an exclamatory rhetorical device; "O tempore! O mores" [syn: ecphonesis]
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- 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.
A word expressing outcry
- Finnish: huudahdus
- Italian: esclamazione
A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked
- Italian: punto esclamativo
Exclamation may refer to:
exclamation in Dutch: Exclamatie
Parthian shot, address, affirmation, allegation, answer, apostrophe, assertion, averment, bellow, blurt, call, comment, crack, cry, declaration, dictum, ecphonesis, ejaculation, expletive, expression, greeting, holler, interjection, mention, note, observation, outburst, outcry, phrase, position, pronouncement, question, reflection, remark, say, saying, sentence, shout, statement, subjoinder, thought, utterance, vociferation, word, yell