verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- excitor nerve,
- excitoreflex nerve,
- exclamation mark,
- exclamation point,
Origin of exclaim
Examples from the Web for exclaim
With the spoken word, we use our tone, inflection and volume to question, exclaim and convey our feelings.
They give him a sandwich, begin driving away, and the man slips back into his Walt Jr. voice to exclaim: "Have an A-1 day!"‘Homeless’ Man Does Amazing ‘Breaking Bad’ Impressions—But Is It a Viral Stunt?|Brian Ries|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So for Warren to exclaim that Rwandans have “figured out a way for people to live together in reconciliation” is, at best, naïve.
When they're being cast out, he said, they exclaim, "It burns."The Shame of an Exorcist Admitting Violation of Chastity|Michelle Goldberg|February 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Have you never heard them exclaim: 'Yonder is a great monument!Sister Dolorosa and Posthumous Fame|James Lane Allen
Sister Elizabeth was standing beside her and heard her exclaim, "I am wounded; hold me tight."A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre|Matilda Sager
He was then heard repeatedly to exclaim: "Alas, the sinners will kill the sinner."
But presently, a loud and furious hiss Caused me to stop, and to exclaim, "What's this?"The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
With Macbeth, I am ready to exclaim, “May that pernicious hour stand aye accursed in the calendar!”A Five Years' Residence in Buenos Ayres|George Thomas Love
Word Origin for exclaim
1560s, back-formation from exclamation or else from Middle French exclamer (16c.), from Latin exclamare "cry out loud," from ex- intensive prefix "out" (see ex-) + clamare "cry, shout, call" (see claim (v.)). Spelling influenced by claim. Related: Exclaimed; exclaiming.