- to cry out or speak suddenly and vehemently, as in surprise, strong emotion, or protest.
- to cry out; say loudly or vehemently.
Origin of exclaim
Synonyms for exclaim
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And forthwith the exclaimer relates half a dozen similar instances.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive
John Stuart Mill
- to cry out or speak suddenly or excitedly, as from surprise, delight, horror, etc
Word Origin for exclaim
C16: from Latin exclāmāre, from clāmāre to shout
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