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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A word or phrase exclaimed to show strong feeling.

Usage examples (32)
  • The speech was interrupted by an interjection from a member of the audience.
  • The interjection is a word used in cries of pain, anger, sorrow, calling, &c.
  • The interjection was her customary specific for the cure of these little tricks of her blood.
  • As the interjection is the least important part of speech in the English language, it will require but little attention. for more
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