Interjection

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An Interjection is a Word or Phrase with no Grammatical Role.

  • AKA: Intrj.
  • Example(s):
    • Hi!”.
    • Dude!”.
    • Nuts!”.
    • Help!”.
    • Fasthttp://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/fast#Interjection(archery) Stop shooting; do not release any arrows..
    • Enough!” ("used to tell somebody firmly to stop doing something (informal) (stop that!)").
    • "Enough is enough!" ("used by a speaker to indicate that he or she will tolerate no more of something").
  • See: Function Word

References

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=interjection
    • S: (n) ejaculation, interjection (an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion)
    • S: (n) interjection, interposition, interpolation, interpellation (the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts)
  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/interjection
    • 1. (grammar) An exclamation or filled pause; a word or phrase with no particular grammatical relation to a sentence, often an expression of emotion.
    • 2. An interruption; something interjected