Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for exclamation in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- 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.
- A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
- The sign "!" by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked.
- exclamation in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- exclamation in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911