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 indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.
Exclamations against abuses in the church.Hooker.
Thus will I drown your exclamations.Shak.
A festive exclamation not unsuited to the occasion.Trench.
(Rhet.) A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
(Print.) A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; -- called also
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