A word or form of speech thrown in to express emotion or feeling, as O! Alas! Ha ha! Begone! etc. Compare Exclamation.
PS a traditional part of speech ( ¶2-6-10) being words usually contained in introverted utterances, used to vent emotion, such as, Uch! ¶6-1-4. Single word variations of socially motivated expressions also belong to the class of i., such as, Hurrah! ¶6-1-5. The exclamatory words of this class are sometimes called expletives.
A word (one of the eight parts of speech) expressing a simple exclamation: Hey! Oops! When used in sentences, mild interjections are set off by commas: Oh, excuse me.
a word or sound that expresses an emotion" Oh!"" Ouch!"" Phooey!"" heu!"" eheu!"" mehercule!";
a remark or exclamation interposed or thrown into a speech, usually accompanied by an exclamation mark: e.g., Oh dear! Alas
an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
a form, typically brief, such as one syllable or word, which is used most often as an exclamation or part of an exclamation
an exclamation, usually expressing emotion or surprise or establishing a rhetorical level
an exclamatory word (or words) that shows strong or sudden feeling and has no grammatical function in the construction of a sentence
an expression of emotion, an imitation of a sound, or a word whose sound is intended to imitate or symbolize an event or sensation
an unusual kind of word, because it often stands alone
a part of speech that expresses a mental idea through an affirmative or negative word
a part of speech used to show or express emotion or illustrate an exclamation
a short exclamation that expresses emotion or commands attention
a word or group of words that express strong or sudden emotions
a word, or group of words, used to express sudden and strong feeling
a word or word group that shows feeling
a word that expesses emotion
a word that expresses strong emotions
a word that is independent from other words and used as it is
a word that shows extreme excitement or emotion
a word used to express some sudden emotion of the mind
a word used to show or express emotion
a word which can express an exclamation, a call or a response
a word which expresses surprise or some sudden emotion of the mind
Drat! What is an interjection? Oh yeah, it's an ejaculatory utterance usually lacking grammatical connection.
An exclamatory word intended to express strong feelings.
A short word showing emotion or feeling. For example: Hooray
An interjection is a word which is used to show a short sudden expression of emotion. "Hey!" is an interjection.
An exclamation inserted into an utterance without grammatical connection (for example: oh!, ah!, ouch!, well!).
An interjection is a part of speech that usually has no grammatical connection to the rest of the sentence and simply expresses emotion on the part of the speaker, although most interjections have clear definitions. Filled pauses such as uh, er, um, are also considered interjections. Interjections are generally uninflected function words and have sometimes been seen as sentence-words, since they can replace or be replaced by a whole sentence (they are holophrastic).