exclamation

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From Middle French exclamation, from Latin exclamatio

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exclamation (plural exclamations)

  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.
  2. A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
  3. A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; – also called an exclamation point.

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French[edit]

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exclamation f (plural exclamations)

  1. exclamation (cry of joy)

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