Exclamation

  • 1 exclamation — [ ɛksklamasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1311; lat. exclamatio, de exclamare 1 ♦ Cri, paroles brusques exprimant de manière spontanée une émotion, un sentiment. ⇒ interjection. Pousser des exclamations. ⇒ s exclamer. Retenir, étouffer une exclamation. Une… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exclamation — late 14c., from M.Fr. exclamation, from L. exclamationem (nom. exclamatio), noun of action from pp. stem of exclamare cry out loud (see EXCLAIM (Cf. exclaim)). The punctuation symbol known as the exclamation point (1824) or exclamation mark… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 Exclamation — may refer to:* Exclamation mark, the punctuation mark ! * Exclamation, an emphatic sentence * Exclamation, an emphatic interjection * Exclamation, a statement against penal interest in criminal law …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Exclamation — Ex cla*ma tion, n. [L. exclamatio: cf. F. exclamation.] 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 exclamation — Exclamation. s. f. v. Le cry que l on fait par admiration, par joye, par indignation &c. Faire une exclamation. faire des exclamations, de grandes exclamations …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Exclamation — (v. lat.), 1) Ausrufung; 2) (Rhet.), so v.w. Ausruf. Daher Exclamationszeichen, so v.w. Ausrufungszeichen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Exclamation — Exclamation, lat. deutsch, Ausruf; exclamiren, ausrufen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 8 exclamation — index confession, proclamation, remark, statement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 exclamation — [n] shout; assertion bellow, call, clamor, cry, ejaculation, expletive, holler, interjection, outcry, roar, utterance, vociferation, yawp*, yell; concepts 49,77 Ant. quiet, silence …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 exclamation — Exclamation, Exclamatio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 exclamation — [ek΄sklə mā′shən] n. [ME exclamacioun < L exclamatio] 1. the act of exclaiming; sudden, vehement utterance; outcry 2. something exclaimed; exclamatory word or phrase; interjection …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 exclamation — (èk skla ma sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Cri subit de joie, d admiration, de surprise, d indignation, etc. •   Il fit des exclamations douloureuses, HAMILT. Gramm. 3. •   Quelquefois le langage des sentiments est rapide ; c est… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 EXCLAMATION — s. f. Cri de joie, d admiration, de surprise, d indignation, etc. Faire une exclamation. Faire des exclamations, de grandes exclamations.   Point d exclamation, Point figuré ainsi ( !) qui se met après une exclamation, comme Hélas ! ô Dieu ! C… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 EXCLAMATION — n. f. Cri de joie, d’admiration, de surprise, d’indignation, etc. Faire une exclamation. Faire des exclamations, de grandes exclamations. Point d’exclamation, Point figuré ainsi (!) qui se met après une exclamation, comme Hélas! ô Dieu! ô ciel! …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 exclamation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sharp, sudden ▪ loud ▪ muffled, small VERB + EXCLAMATION ▪ give …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 exclamation — n. 1 the act or an instance of exclaiming. 2 words exclaimed; a strong sudden cry. Phrases and idioms: exclamation mark (US point) a punctuation mark (!) indicating an exclamation. Etymology: ME f. OF exclamation or L exclamatio (as EXCLAIM) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 exclamation — [[t]e̱kskləme͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] exclamations N COUNT An exclamation is a sound, word, or sentence that is spoken suddenly, loudly, or emphatically and that expresses excitement, admiration, shock, or anger. Sue gave an exclamation as we got a clear… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 exclamation — UK [ˌekskləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms exclamation : singular exclamation plural exclamations something that you say suddenly and loudly because you are surprised, impressed, angry etc …

    English dictionary

  • 19 exclamation — exclamational, adj. /ek skleuh may sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of exclaiming; outcry; loud complaint or protest: The speech was continually interrupted by rude exclamations. 2. an interjection. 3. Rhet. ecphonesis. [1350 1400; ME exclamacio(u)n < L… …

    Universalium

  • 20 exclamation — ex|cla|ma|tion [ˌekskləˈmeıʃən] n a sound, word, or short sentence that you say suddenly and loudly because you are surprised, angry, or excited exclamation of ▪ horrified exclamations of disgust …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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