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Exclamation


EXCLAMA'TION, noun Outcry; noisy talk; clamor; as exclamations against abuses in government.

1. Vehement vociferation.

Thus will I drown your exclamations.

2. Emphatical utterance; a vehement extension or elevation of voice; ecphonesis; as, O dismal night!

3. A note by which emphatical utterance or outcry is marked: thus!

4. In grammar, a word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing some passion, as wonder, fear or grief.