Cried vs Exclaimed - What's the difference?

cried | exclaimed |


As verbs the difference between cried and exclaimed

is that cried is (cry) while exclaimed is (exclaim).

cried

English

Verb

(head)
  • (cry)
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    exclaimed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (exclaim)
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    exclaim

    English

    Alternative forms

    * exclame

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
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  • *:“Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are'' pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling ''à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.”
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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Exclamation; outcry, clamor.
  • * 1635 , John Donne, "His parting form her":
  • Oh fortune, thou'rt not worth my least exclame [...].