Associations to the word «Exclamation»

Wiktionary

EXCLAMATION, noun. 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.
EXCLAMATION, noun. A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
EXCLAMATION, noun. A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!].
EXCLAMATION MARK, noun. Punctuation mark “!” (used to denote excitement, surprise or shock).
EXCLAMATION MARKS, noun. Plural of exclamation mark
EXCLAMATION POINT, noun. The symbol ! (an exclamation mark).
EXCLAMATION POINT, noun. (figurative) A shape like an exclamation point; elongated.
EXCLAMATION POINTS, noun. Plural of exclamation point

Dictionary definition

EXCLAMATION, noun. An abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it".
EXCLAMATION, noun. A loud complaint or protest or reproach.
EXCLAMATION, noun. An exclamatory rhetorical device; "O tempore! O mores".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes