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interjection

in·ter·jec·tion

interjection

pronunciation:
In tr jek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of putting in or between, or of interposing.
definition 2: that which is interposed, such as a remark.
definition 3: in grammar, a word or expression that is complete in itself and usu. communicates emotion, such as "Oh no!" or "Oops!"; exclamation.
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similar words:
exclamation
derivations: interjectional (adj.), interjectory (adj.), interjectionally (adv.)
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