Exclamation

Definition of Exclamation

Ex`cla`ma´tion
n.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.

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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, phrase, position, pronouncement, question, reflection, remark, say, saying, sentence, statement, subjoinder, thought, utterance, vociferation, word, yell
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