A sudden cry or remark, especially expressing surprise, anger, or pain: Meg gave an involuntary exclamation an exclamation of amazement
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- The sudden exclamation of surprise and amusement from Jeffrey caught them all off guard.
- A sudden exclamation of pain made Cede rush over to Retaw and check her injured wrist.
- The hair is green and orange, matching the self-designed clothes, but the voice is soft and gentle, if given to sudden exclamations.
late Middle English: from Latin exclamatio(n-), from exclamare 'shout out' (see exclaim).