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exclamatory

[ik-sklam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈsklæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
using, containing, or expressing exclamation:
an exclamatory sentence.
2.
pertaining to exclamation.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin exclāmāt(us) called out (see exclamation) + -ory1
Related forms
exclamatorily, adverb
nonexclamatory, adjective
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Examples from the web for exclamatory
  • Use and punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.
  • Students will correctly punctuate declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative sentences.
  • Identify and write simple declarative, exclamatory, and interrogative sentences.
  • Students will correctly punctuate nearly all of the time declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative sentences.
  • After a declarative sentence that is not exclamatory or after an imperative sentence.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and writes complete declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences.
  • Use declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory complete sentences.
British Dictionary definitions for exclamatory

exclamatory

/ɪkˈsklæmətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
using, containing, or relating to exclamations
Derived Forms
exclamatorily, adverb
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Word Origin and History for exclamatory
adj.

1590s, from Latin exclamat-, past participle stem of exclamare (see exclaim) + -ory.

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