Definition for EX-CLA-MA'TION


  1. Outcry; noisy talk; clamor; as, exclamations against abuses in government.
  2. Vehement vociferation. Thus will I drown your exclamations. Shak.
  3. Emphatical utterance; a vehement extension or elevation of voice; ecphonesis; as, O dismal night!
  4. A note by which emphatical utterance or outcry is marked: thus!
  5. In grammar, a word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing some passion, as wonder, fear or grief.

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