Definition of Exclamation. Meaning of Exclamation. Synonyms of Exclamation
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Definition of Exclamation
ExclamationExclamation Ex`cla*ma"tion, n. [L. exclamatio: cf. F.
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.
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
Meaning of Exclamation from wikipedia
- The exclamation
mark, !, also sometimes referred
to as the exclamation
in American English
(another term is ecphoneme, now obsolete)...
- An exclamation
is an emphatic
utterance, the articulate expression
of an affect. Exclamation
may also refer
mark, the punctuation
- Inverted question
mark, ¿, and inverted exclamation
mark, ¡, are punctuation marks
used to begin interrogative
and exclamatory sentences
- 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
- airborne exclamation occasionally
used by jumping skydivers
or, more generally, anyone about
to jump from a great
height, or as a general exclamation
use widely recognized annotation
symbols. Question marks
and exclamation points
a move as bad or good are ubiquitous
of spoken exclamative words
and written onomatopoeia which
are used in everyday speech
writing. Such "exclamations
" have their
of the question
mark, or interrogative
point; and the exclamation
mark, or exclamation
in the jargon
- a punctuation
mark (33 in ASCII), exclamation
point, ecphoneme, or bang. ! or exclamation point
may also refer
- than the other. Exclamation point
hairs, narrower along
of the strand closer
to the base, producing
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