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Definition of Interjection

Definition of Interjection (with Examples)

homeglossaryDefinition of Interjection
Interjections are words used to express strong feeling or sudden emotion. They are included in a sentence, usually at the start, to express some type of emotion such as disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm.

Examples of Interjections

Here are some examples of interjections:
  • Oh, I did not expect that.
  • Blast! How unlucky!
  • Good, it is about time the rain stopped.
An interjection can be followed by a comma or an exclamation mark.

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