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INTERJECTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interjection mean? 

INTERJECTION (noun)
  The noun INTERJECTION has 2 senses:

1. an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
2. the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts

  Familiarity information: INTERJECTION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERJECTION (noun)


Sense 1interjection [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

ejaculation; interjection

Hypernyms ("interjection" is a kind of...):

exclaiming; exclamation (an abrupt excited utterance)


Sense 2interjection [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

interposition; interjection; interpellation; interpolation

Hypernyms ("interjection" is a kind of...):

break; disruption; gap; interruption (an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity)


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