Excitement vs Exclamation - What's the difference?

excitement | exclamation |


As nouns the difference between excitement and exclamation

is that excitement is (uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused) while exclamation is a loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.

excitement

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).
  • * E.A. Poe, '' The unparalelled adventure of one Hans Pfaal':
  • By late accounts from Rotterdam, that city seems to be in a high state of philosophical excitement .
  • (countable) something that excites.
  • exclamation

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A loud calling or crying out; outcry; loud or emphatic utterance; vehement vociferation; clamor; that which is cried out, as an expression of feeling; sudden expression of sound or words indicative of emotion, as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.
  • A word expressing outcry; an interjection; a word expressing passion, as wonder, fear, or grief.
  • A mark or sign by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked; thus [!]; – also called an exclamation point.
  • Derived terms

    * exclamation mark * exclamation point

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