Definition of Exclamation. Meaning of Exclamation. Synonyms of Exclamation

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Definition of Exclamation

Exclamation
Exclamation Ex`cla*ma"tion, n. [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.] 1. 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. Exclamations against abuses in the church. --Hooker. Thus will I drown your exclamations. --Shak. A festive exclamation not unsuited to the occasion. --Trench. 2. (Rhet.) A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief. 3. (Print.) A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; -- called also exclamation point.

Meaning of Exclamation from wikipedia

- The exclamation mark, !, also sometimes referred to as the exclamation point, especially in American English, is a punctuation mark usually used after...
- An exclamation is an emphatic utterance, the articulate expression of an affect. Exclamation may also refer to: Exclamation mark, the punctuation mark...
- at the end, as well as an inverted exclamation mark ⟨¡⟩ at the beginning of an exclamation and the normal exclamation mark at the end. Armenian uses several...
- The inverted question mark, ¿, and inverted exclamation mark, ¡, are punctuation marks used to begin interrogative and exclamatory sentences or clauses...
- airborne exclamation occasionally used by jumping skydivers or, more generally, anyone about to jump from a great height, or as a general exclamation of exhilaration...
- a punctuation mark, called an exclamation mark (33 in ASCII), exclamation point, ecphoneme, or bang. ! or exclamation point may also refer to: Factorial...
- number of spoken exclamative words and written onomatopoeia which are used in everyday speech and informal writing. Such "exclamations" have their own...
- functions of the question mark, or interrogative point; and the exclamation mark, or exclamation point, known in the jargon of printers and programmers as a...
- frequently use widely recognized annotation symbols. Question marks and exclamation points that denote a move as bad or good are ubiquitous in chess literature...
- that a listener heed what is being said by the speaker, but also as an exclamation of disbelief or shock. The concept of an illocutionary act is central...