Definition of exclamation
1 : a sharp or sudden utterance
2 : vehement expression of protest or complaint
Examples of exclamation in a sentence
Her unexpected announcement caused a few exclamations of surprise.
<the good news was greeted with a chorus of joyous exclamations>
First Known Use of exclamation
EXCLAMATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exclamation for English Language Learners
: a sharp or sudden cry : a word, phrase, or sound that expresses a strong emotion
EXCLAMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of exclamation for Students
: a sharp or sudden cry or expression of strong feeling
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