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exclamation point

noun

Simple Definition of exclamation point

  • : a punctuation mark ! used to show a forceful way of speaking or a strong feeling

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of exclamation point

  1. 1 :  a mark ! used especially after an interjection or exclamation to indicate forceful utterance or strong feeling

  2. 2 :  a distinctive indication of major significance, interest, or contrast <the game put an exclamation point on the season> —called also exclamation mark

1824

First Known Use of exclamation point

1824


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exclamation point

noun

Definition of exclamation point for Students

  1. :  a punctuation mark ! used to show force in speaking or strong feeling




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