Exhortation vs Exclamation - What's the difference?

exhortation | exclamation |


As nouns the difference between exhortation and exclamation

is that exhortation is the act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable 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.

exhortation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.
  • Language intended to incite and encourage; advice; counsel; admonition.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    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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