Definition of Exclaim

1. Verb. Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy. "They exclaim that there was a traffic accident "; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

Exact synonyms: Call Out, Cry, Cry Out, Outcry, Shout
Specialized synonyms: Gee, Aah, Ooh
Related verbs: Call, Cry, Holler, Hollo, Scream, Shout, Shout Out, Squall, Yell, Call Out
Generic synonyms: Express, Give Tongue To, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize
Derivative terms: Exclaiming, Exclamation, Exclamatory, Shout



2. Verb. State or announce. "They exclaim that there was a traffic accident "; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
Exact synonyms: Proclaim, Promulgate
Specialized synonyms: Declare, Trumpet, Clarion
Generic synonyms: Declare
Derivative terms: Exclamation, Exclamatory, Proclamation, Promulgation, Promulgation, Promulgation

Definition of Exclaim

1. v. t. & i. To cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment; "The field is won!" he exclaimed.

2. n. Outcry; clamor.

Definition of Exclaim

1. Verb. (intransitive) To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Exclamation; outcry, clamor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exclaim

1. to cry out suddenly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exclaim

excitonic
excitonics
excitons
excitoprotective
excitor
excitor nerve
excitoreflex nerve
excitors
excitosecretory
excitotoxic
excitotoxicity
excitotoxin
excitotoxins
excitotoxity
excitovascular
exclaim (current term)
exclaimed
exclaimer
exclaimers
exclaimeth
exclaiming
exclaims
exclam
exclamation
exclamation-mark
exclamation mark
exclamation marks
exclamation point
exclamation point hair
exclamation points

Literary usage of Exclaim

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"marquis of Montferrat still acted as their general ; and CHAP. the Greeks, wliu revered his name as that of their future IV sovereign, were heard to exclaim ..."

2. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"That successor will devolve all the odium of the action taken upon his predecessor, so that both will be safe; and again I shall exclaim, such is fame! ..."

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