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Meaning of "exclamation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXCLAMATION

exclamation  [ˌɛkskləˈmeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXCLAMATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Exclamation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EXCLAMATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of exclamation in the English dictionary

The definition of exclamation in the dictionary is an abrupt, emphatic, or excited cry or utterance; interjection; ejaculation. Other definition of exclamation is the act of exclaiming.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXCLAMATION


affirmation
ˌæfəˈmeɪʃən
animation
ˌænɪˈmeɪʃən
approximation
əˌprɒksɪˈmeɪʃən
automation
ˌɔːtəˈmeɪʃən
confirmation
ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃən
conformation
ˌkɒnfɔːˈmeɪʃən
Dalmatian
dælˈmeɪʃən
defamation
ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃən
deformation
ˌdiːfɔːˈmeɪʃən
estimation
ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən
formation
fɔːˈmeɪʃən
inflammation
ˌɪnfləˈmeɪʃən
information
ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən
misinformation
ˌmɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃən
proclamation
ˌprɒkləˈmeɪʃən
reclamation
ˌrɛkləˈmeɪʃən
reformation
ˌrɛfəˈmeɪʃən
sublimation
ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃən
summation
sʌˈmeɪʃən
transformation
ˌtrænsfəˈmeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXCLAMATION

excl.
exclaim
exclaimer
exclamation mark
exclamation point
exclamational
exclamative
exclamatorily
exclamatory
exclaustration
exclave
exclosure
excludability
excludable
exclude
excluded middle
excludee
excluder
excludible
excluding

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXCLAMATION

accreditation
action
administration
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation
foundation

Synonyms and antonyms of exclamation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXCLAMATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «exclamation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of exclamation

Translation of «exclamation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXCLAMATION

Find out the translation of exclamation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of exclamation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «exclamation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

惊叫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

exclamación
570 millions of speakers

English

exclamation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विस्मयादिबोधक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تعجب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

восклицательный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

exclamação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীত্কার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

exclamation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seruan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ausruf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

突然の叫び声
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

외침
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Seru
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chấm than
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆச்சரியக்குறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उद्गार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ünlem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esclamazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wykrzyknik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

оклику
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

exclamație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θαυμαστικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitroep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utrop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utrops
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of exclamation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXCLAMATION»

The term «exclamation» is very widely used and occupies the 20.092 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXCLAMATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «exclamation» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «exclamation» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about exclamation

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5 QUOTES WITH «EXCLAMATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word exclamation.
1
Trey Anastasio
I can't wait to play the Hammerstein shows. Things have been exploding in the last week, and that's going to be the exclamation point.
2
Gary Ryan Blair
We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it!
3
Joey Santiago
It's always nice to end your sentences with an exclamation mark, and not a comma.
4
Richard Wagner
I write music with an exclamation point!
5
Tom Wolfe
I used to enjoy using dots where they would be least expected, not at the end of a sentence but in the middle, creating the effect... of a skipped beat. It seemed to me the mind reacted - first!... in dots, dashes, and exclamation points, then rationalized, drew up a brief, with periods.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXCLAMATION»

Discover the use of exclamation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to exclamation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Exclamation Point
Simple text and photographs introduce the exclamation point and explain how and when to use it.
Mary Elizabeth Salzmann, 2001
2
Emma Exclamation Point
Introduces the use of the exclamation point through the story of Emma, a member of the Punc family who, even as a child, had a long nose, a button mouth, and a habit of speaking in exclamations.
Barbara Cooper, 2004
3
The Exclamation Point!
The Exclamation Point! is an amazing phenomenon! The Exclamation Point! begins in a colonial square in the Bahia region of Brazil and then the run-on sentence races all over the world.
Wolf Larsen, 2005
4
The Exclamation Mark
Written when Chekhov was on the verge of becoming a literary celebrity, this is an enlightening new selection that reveals the author’s often neglected comic talents.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 2008
5
If You Were an Exclamation Point
If you were an exclamation point, you would yell! You would scream! You would shout, "Hey! Over here!" What else could you do if you were an exclamation point?
Nancy Loewen, 2009
6
Exclamation Mark
A punctuation mark feels bad that he doesn't fit in with the others until a friend reveals the possibilities that exist when differences are accepted.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, 2013
7
The Exclamation: The Wise Choice of a Spouse for Catholic ...
ou started this journey searching for your “exclamation,” your joyful knowing, ofthe personwithwhomGodintends foryou to serve Him in the vocation ofmarriage .Youstarted out withthe preliminary question of whether you are called by God to the ...
Patricia Wrona, 2004
8
You Are an Exclamation of Love...: ...and the Benefits of ...
...and the Benefits of Becoming a Member of the United Earth Ecclesia Dane Starland. Section Four T-GATE Chapter 12 The Unity in Diversity Project: The Gospel According. 273 Section Four: T-GATE.
Dane Starland, 2011
9
A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z
Exclamation term. A current example in French: 'Les cinq lettres!' (i.e., 'merde') in place of 'Good luck,' which is believed to be unlucky. Contrast among English- speaking actors the wishing of ill luck in order to pre-empt disaster: 'Break a leg!
Bernard Marie Dupriez, Albert W. Halsall, 1991
10
Cocopa Dictionary
1 , cku . r exceed, to ckwl, ckwr nyi.spam, nYwa.m, nywa.ms (dpi), wa.m, ?a . r excel, to cuwam, n^i . spam exchange, to scaqam, scaqamp, scqam, scqamp excited, to be xli.kuy exclamation denoting dissent exclamation for attracting attention ...
James Mack Crawford, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXCLAMATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term exclamation is used in the context of the following news items.
1
J.J. Redick has an exclamation point emoji to end the DeAndre …
Wednesday gave us the best day in basketball Twitter history. Never have emojis been so essential to a breaking news story than during the ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Masahiro Tanaka, Jacoby Ellsbury give Yankees reason for optimism
"I went on the DL, I had some bad outings, but I was able to end it on a pretty good note." No question marks here. Just an exclamation point. «Newsday, Jul 15»
3
The case for Joe Biden to run for president
He even put the exclamation point on enactment of the Affordable Care Act with a salty observation that endeared him to fellow Democrats. «Vox, Jul 15»
4
The Supremo: a one-act play
Hamlet's timid platoons of question marks were replaced by Comrade Blade's battalions of exclamation marks, rising in a crescendo to his ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
5
Horan claims her 19th Metro golf title
Over the next 10 holes, she recorded eight pars and two birdies, before finishing with an exclamation point, a birdie on 18. Sandler finished with ... «South Bend Tribune, Jul 15»
6
You should change this Facebook setting to see the friends you …
Everyone has one — the cousin who shows up at the top of your News Feed because she uses Facebook as an exclamation point-saturated ... «Fusion, Jul 15»
7
Sprinkle of reality
(lots of capital letters and exclamation points show the writer is truly upset, really means business and has Twister Sister's We're Not Gonna ... «Prince George Citizen, Jul 15»
8
John Sawyer, former Bengals owner and president, dies at 90
That simple declaration was the eagerly anticipated exclamation point to a Bengals road win. At least when John Sawyer was part of the team's ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
9
The Life of Fun Home's 12-Year-Old Understudy Covering Two Boys …
Exclamation Point!'" Pizzolo said, laughing. "I was so excited. And I knew this wonderful cast would be there to support me. I wasn't every ... «Playbill.com, Jul 15»
10
The USWNT got revenge for the past and a blueprint for a dominant …
Golden Ball winner Carli Lloyd provided the exclamation point with the greatest goal the competition has ever seen. It didn't always look like ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Exclamation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/exclamation>. Oct 2019 ».
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