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exclamation

ex·cla·ma·tion

exclamation

 
pronunciation:
ek skl meI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of exclaiming; an abrupt or vehement utterance.
synonyms:
ejaculation
similar words:
bawl, call, clamor, cry, holler, outcry, shout, yell
definition 2: a word or phrase standing alone, such as "Wow!" or "Oh dear", used to express emotion; interjection.
synonyms:
interjection
similar words:
expletive, oath
Word Parts
The word exclamation contains the following part:
clam, claim Latin root that means to cry out